Boys of the Lake (2)

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BOYS OF THE LAKE [2]. AKA and see "Merry Blacksmith (The)," "Emminence Breakdown," "Ike Forrester's Reel (1)," "Paddy on the Railway," "Corkonian," "Peeler's Jacket (1)," "Police Jacket (The)," "Railroad (2) (The)," "Shepherd in the Gap (The)/Shepherd on the Gap (The)," "Peeler's Reel (The)/Policeman's Reel (The)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Source for notated version: obtained "about 20 years ago [ed. 1880's] from Mr. M. Flanagoan of the Hibernian Military School, Phoenix Park, Dublin, a good player on the Union pipes. Mr. Flanagan picked them up in North Kildare" [Joyce].

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 360, p. 166.

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