Dinny Delaney’s slide

Also known as Denis Delaney’s, Dinny Delany’s, The Hag At The Kiln, The Hag In The Kiln, Old Hag At The Kiln, The Old Hag At The Kiln, The Old Hag In The Kiln, The Old Hag.

There are 36 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Morrison’s (a few times), Old Hag, You Have Killed Me (a few times) and Tripping Up The Stairs (a few times).

Dinny Delaney's has been added to 362 tunebooks.

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Five settings

X: 1
T: Dinny Delaney's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
A2D ~D3 A2G EFG|A2D ~D3 G2A GED|A2D ~D3 c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
|:dcA AGE c3 ABc|dcA AGE G2A GED|dcA AGE c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
|:A2D ~D3 A2B G2B|A2B G2A E2E GED|A2D ~D3 c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
|:dcA AGE c3 ABc|dcA AGE G2A GED|dcA AGE c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
X: 2
T: Dinny Delaney's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Emix
B2E E3 B2A FGA|B2E E3 A2B AFE|B2E E3 d2e f2e|edB BAF A2B AFE:|
|:edB BAF d3 Bcd|edB BAF A2B AFE|edB BAF d2e f2e|edB BAF A2B AFE:|
|:B2E E3 B2c A2c|B2c A2B F3 AFE|B2E E3 d2e f2e|edB BAF A2B AFE:|
|:edB BAF d3 Bcd|edB BAF A2B AFE|edB BAF d2e f2e|edB BAF A2B AFE:|
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X: 3
T: Dinny Delaney's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
A2 D AGF A2 D EFG | A2 D AGF G2 A GED | A2 D AGF c2d e2d | dcA AGE G2A GED :|
X: 4
T: Dinny Delaney's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|:A2D D3 A2G EFG|A2D D3 G2A GED|A2D D3 c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
|:dcA AGE c3 ABc|dcA AGE G2A GED|dcA AGE c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
|:A2D D3 A2B G2B|A2B G2A E3 GED|A2D D3 c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
|:dcA AGE c3 ABc|dcA AGE G2A GED|dcA AGE c2d e2d|dcA AGE G2A GED:|
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X: 5
T: Dinny Delaney's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
| A2D DED A2G E2G | A2D DED G2A GED | A2D DED c2d e2d | dcA AGE G2A GED |
| A2D DED A2B G2B | A2B G2B ~E3 GED | A2D DED c2d e2d | dcA AGE G2A GED ||
|: dcA AGA ~c3 ABc | dcA AGE G2A GED | dcA AGA c2d e2d | dcA AGE G2A GED :|

Nine comments

It seems odd that no comments have yet been posted on a tune so great as this. The first and third parts have great drive, while the second and fourth have that interlude between the driving sections that make the drive so much more noticable. The first messure of the third part sounds nice played like this:
|A2D ~D3 A2B GAB|
And the the first messures of the second and fourth parts (and other messures similar) sound good played as:
|dc 3(ABA GE c3 ABc|
Really a great tune played before a major keyed slide.

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Dinny Delaney

We put this together with Barrak Hill as a set. It seems to sound good.

Any relation to Julia?

I think this sounds better as a single jig than a slide. It might go nicely with a tune like Merrily Kissed The Quaker’s Wife or something similar.

Hmm, I think I might have changed my mind. I really like this played as a slide. The drive in the phrasing seems to make the whole thing hang together nicely.

Around here this tune gets played as a two parter.

First time through the A part is as given here, but on repeat it is as shown in the 3rd part.

The B part is as given. (Note B&D are the same in the transcription).

I always play it as a slide, but some folks play it more like a jig.

Fine both ways I suppose, but better as a slide :-)

- chris

The Chieftains play the first part in album 8, first track (titled "Session", this particular tune near the end of the set) like the one I posted.

Dinny Delaney’s, X:5

X:5 is the two part arrangement referred to by ramblingpitchfork above. I first learned it like this from one of Anthony Sullivan’s Session Tunes books, although I can’t recall which one.