Annotation:Betty's Fancy (2)

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X: 1 T:Betty's Fancy [2] T:Lord Ramsay's Reel T:aka John MacNeil (Irish setting) R:reel H:This is a key G Irish setting (Donegal origin?) of John MacNeil's reel, a 19th century Scotland reel composed by Peter Milne. Orignal in key A. O:Recorded as Betty's Fancy by Sean Maguire on LP disc mid '60s N:Maguire's title used to avoid confusion with other tunes D:Kilfenora Ceili Band (in G) S:Clare FM Z:psc - L:1/8 Q:333 M:C| F: K:G G,2 B,D EDB,D|GDB,D EDB,D|G,2 B,D EDB,D|EB,DB, A,CB,A,| G,2 B,D EDB,D|GDB,D EDB,D|C2 EC B,CDB,|A,B,CD EDB,D:| |:dG G/G/G dGeG|dG G/G/G defg|dG G/G/G gfed|cA=FA c=FAc| dG G/G/G dGeG|d2 ^ce defd|gfed edcB|[1AGFG ABcA:|[2AGFE DCB,A,|]

BETTY'S FANCY [2]. AKA and see "John McNeil's Reel," "Big John McNeil," "Big John McNeill," "Big John McNeal," "Lord Ramsay's Reel." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The melody, the Scottish tune "John MacNeil," was named "Betty's Fancy" on a Sean Maguire recording of the mid-1960's.

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Recorded sources : - Viva W103, Sean McGuire - "Irish Jigs and Reels" (c. 1960's, a reissue of "Sean Maguire Plays," the first recording of McGuire that Josephine Keegan accompanied on piano).<

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