Hughie Travers' No. 1

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X:1 T:Hughie Travers' No. 1 M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel K:G |:Bc|dBBA B2GB|dBGB AGED|GABd g2ga|gedB A2Bc| dBBA B2GB|dBGB AGED|GABd g2ga|gedB G2:| A2|Bdd2 edBd|edgd edBA|Bdef g2ga|gedB A2GA| Bdd2 edd2|edgd edBA|Bdef g2ga|gedB A2Bc| dBBA B2GB|dBGB AGED|GABd g2ga|gedB G2||



HUGHIE TRAVERS' NO. 1. AKA and see "Hughie Travers' No. 1," "Sligo Reel (1)," "Tommy McMahon's Reel," "Travers' Reel." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Hughie Travers was a flute player from County Leitrim who played in the Dublin Metropolitan Garda Ceili Band, with whom he recorded a few 78 RPM records in the 1930's [Philippe Varlet]. The tune was popularized by the band Stockton's Wing, who also played a jig version of the tune.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 131, p. 40.

Recorded sources: -Kitty Hayes - "A Touch of Clare."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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