Down the Banks with Mary

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DOWN THE BANKS WITH MARY (Síos na Bruacha le Máire). AKA and see "Loughlin's Reel." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Jackie Small notes: "the first part of the tune would remind you of the song "The Keel Row": of course, that air is widely used as a barndance."

Source for notated version: a music manuscript given to Breathnach by fiddler John M. Buckley, and (as "Loughlin's Reel") in a manuscript by Sliabh Luachra fiddle great Pádraig O'Keeffe [Breathnach].

Printed sources:Breathnach/Small (CRÉ V), 1999; No. 133, p. 68.

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