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Julia Delaney

This is an Irish reel, possibly written or named for a relative of Captain O'Neill. We hear it played frequently at jam sessions and at contradances. It's nice played slower, like an air... and also fun at dance tempo. Try it, and let us know how you like it!

For Sheet Music, click HERE. The tune can also be found in the Portland Collection (first volume, also known in some circles as "The Blue Book" or PC1)

Here are some resources for recordings of Julia Delaney [ON1401/OND 643]

O'Neill, Francis and James / Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems, Walton's, Fol (1907), # 643
Krassen, Miles / O'Neill's Music of Ireland, New and Revised, Oak, Fol (1976), p132
Bothy Band. Bothy Band, 1975, Green Linnet SIF 3011, LP (1982/1975), trk# A.04
Broadside Electric. With Teeth, Clever Sheep CS-1707D, CD (1999), trk# 6b
Champion String Band. Champion String Band, Black Crow CRO-201, LP (198?), trk# B.05a
Compton, Dan; and Mick Doherty. Ways of the World, Doherty, Compton, Einh.. --, Cas (1982), trk# B.06a
Ivers, Eileen. Dear Old Erin's Isle. Irish Traditional Music From America, Nimbus NI 5350, CD (1992), trk# 13b
Morrigan. By Land or By Sea, Folkways FTS 37321, LP (1980), trk# A.01b
O'Neill, F.. Capt. Francis O'Neill / O'Neill's Music of Ireland, Collins, Fol (1903), #1401
Penk, George. Songer, Susan; & Clyde Curley (eds.) / Portland Collection. Contra..., Portland Collection, Fol (1997), p115
Whitesides, Cathie. Silberberg, Gene (ed.) / Complete Fiddle Tunes I Either Did or Did Not.., Silberberg, Fol (2005), p 98
Julia Delaney's (Reel)

Burke, Kevin. If the Cap Fits, Mulligan LUN 021, LP (1978), trk# 1d
Moloney, Paddy; and Sean Potts. Tin Whistles, Shanachie 79033, LP (1974), trk# 9

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