Coachman's Whip (The)
X:1 T:Coachman's Whip, The C:Vincent Broderick S:Green Tree Session, Edinburgh 5/9/95 Z:Nigel Gatherer R:Reel M:4/4 L:1/8 K:G d2 BG DGBG | E2 cE dEcE | d2 BG DGBG | FGAc BG G2 | d2 BG DGBG | E2 cE dEcE | D2 DE GABd | gedB A2 G2 :| D2 DE GABc | d2 BG DGBG | d2 BG DGBG | dBAG FG A2 | D2 DE GABc | d2 BG DGBG | FGAB cdef | gedc BG G2 :|
COACHMAN'S WHIP. Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by flute player Vincent Broderick, originally from Bullaun, near Loughrea, County Galway, hard by the Turoe Stone, a famous Iron Age monument. Different players will sometimes start on either part of the tune; one is never quite sure. "Coachman's Whip" is one of Broderick's more popular tunes.