The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10233 Message #854537
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
28-Dec-02 - 11:23 AM
Thread Name: Lyr/Chords Req: Arthur McBride (from Paul Brady)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: 4 Scarpi, Paul Brady's Arthur McBride
No, it wasn't. Paul Brady got the song from a book; it's a version from American tradition, as it happens. Ed provided a link to staff notation earlier in this thread, and there is a list of links to earlier discussions at the top of this page which will give you a lot more information. Other traditional versions of the song are discussed, too, but most people only seem interested in the Brady arrangement, so most of the talk is about that.
I expect that sound samples can be found quite easily through Google or one of the other major search engines.