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HANLY'S TWEED. AKA - "Hanley's Tweed." AKA and see "Harvest Moon (2)," "Paddy O'Brien's Reel (2)." Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. “Hanly's Tweed” was composed by accordion player Paddy O'Brien , from Newtown, near Nenagh, County Tipperary. The story goes that the title honors a prize O'Brien won playing with the Ormond Ceili Band; bolts of tweed from John Hanly & Co. Ltd., a family-owned and operated weaving and manufacturing business near Nenagh.
Source for notated version: flute player Harry McGowan (b. 1937, Carrowmore, Co. Sligo) [Flaherty].
Printed sources: Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 159 (appears as "Unknown 2").
Recorded sources: CD Baby, Coyne & Reeves - "Ceann Eile Le D'Thoil" (2010). TARA 4010, Alan Kelly - "Mosaic." The Yanks - "Haymaker."
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info