Bill McEvoy's (1)

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BILL McEVOY'S NO. 1. Irish, Reel. G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Nenagh, County Tipperary, fiddler Seán Ryan (1988-1985) in honor of fiddler Bill McEvoy, a County Laois native and long-time resident of Long Island. The tune is similar to Ryan's first cousin, Paddy O'Brien's, “Nervous Man (The)," and published versions of Ryan's tune predate those of O'Brien's.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Ryan (The Hidden Ireland), 1988; p. 38. Treoir, Sept./Oct. 1971 (appears as untitled reel).

Recorded sources:




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