Castleblaney Piper (The)
X: 1 T:The Castleblaney Piper R:jig C:Ed Reavy M:6/8 L:1/8 Z:Joe Reavy N:Ed said that this was a great place for pipers N:in his day. Ed is not a great lover of the pipes, N:but he had a special feeling for these great pipers N:of his childhood days when he visited the Hamills N:and family friends in County Monaghan. K:D A/2G/2 | FDF ABc | dfd AGF | GBG EFG | FDF GFE | FDF ABc | dfd cde | faf gec | edc d2 :|| e || fed gfe | fed cAF | GBG FGA | BGE E3 | f2 d g2 e | fed cde | faf gec | edc d2 e || fed gfe | fed cAF | GBG FGA | BGE EFG | FDF ABc | dfd cde | faf gec | edc d2 ||
CASTLEBLANEY PIPER, THE. Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by County Cavan/Philadelphia fiddler Ed Reavy (1898-1988). Castleblaney is in County Monaghan, where Reavy's mother once resided with her family. The young Reavy would visit relatives in the area and remembered the region for its great pipers.