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X: 1 T:Coen's Memories T:Tommy Coen's T:Cottage in the Grove, The R:reel C:Tommy Coen (1910-1974) D:De Danann: The Mist Covered Mountain D:Music at Matt Molloy's Z:id:hn-reel-227 S:Henrik Norbeck <henrik.norbeck:MAILBOX.SWIPNET.SE> irtrad-l 2001-8-14 M:C| K:Edor EDB,A, B,EFA|B2eB dBAF|D2DF E2DB,|A,DFD EDB,A,| B,E~E2 DEFA|B2eB dBAF|DEFA dBAF|1 DEFD E2EF:|2 DEFD E2EA|| |:Be~e2 fedB|eBfe dBAF|~A3B d2fd|edef d2BA| Be~e2 fedB|e2fe dBAF|DEFA dBAF|1 DEFD E2EA:|2 DEFD E2EF|| P:Variations: ~E3D EFGA|B2eB dBAF|DEFD E2DB,|A,B,DF EDB,A,| B,E~E2 DEFA|Be~e2 dBAF|DEFA B2AF|1 DEFD E2EF:|2 DEFD E2EA|| |:Be~e2 fedB|e2fe dBAF|AFAB d2fd|edef d2BA| Be~e2 fedB|egfe dBAF|DEFA B2AF|1 DEFD E2EA:|2 DEFD E2EF||



COEN'S MEMORIES. AKA - "Tommy Coen's." AKA and see "Cottage in the Grove (3) (The)," "Tommy Coen's Reel (2)," "Paddy Canny's Reel (1)." Irish Reel. E Minor (Dorian). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Urrachree, Aughrim, East Galway, fiddler and accordion player Tommy Coen (1910-1974), most famous for his composition "Christmas Eve (2)." Coen's day job was a conductor on Connemara busses, and in later life he lived in Salthill. "Coen's Memories" is similar to Roche's "Cottage in the Grove (1) (The)," also known as "McGovern's Favourite" (as recorded by Paddy Killoran) and "Maurice Casey's Fancy."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Jimmy Murphy (b. 1938, Meelick, near Swinford, Co. Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources : - Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 43 (appears as "Unknown"). Treoir, 1972, vol. 4, No. 1.

Recorded sources : - Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD 180, Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy - "Reelin' in Tradition" (2009). Compass 7 4438-2, Donal Clancy - "Close to Home" (2006). Shanachie 79005, De Dannan - "The Mist Covered Mountain." "Music at Matt Molloy's" (appears as "Tommy Coen's").




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