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X:1 T:In Memory of Coleman M:2/2 L:1/8 C:Ed Reavy R:reel N:No tune can adequately commemorate this N:great fiddler. Ed felt that he was the last of the great players, N:and the only one he ever heard who had that strange wildness in N:his playing that only the great ones possess. Ed wrote the tune as N:if Mike were to play it. Perhaps he alone had the tools to do N:it complete justice. Z:Joe Reavy K:Bb F | DFBd cBGF | DF (3F=EF GFDF | GABc d^fga | (3bag (3ag^f dgga | (3bag (3ag^f g=fdc | (3=Bcd BG FDCD | FGBd c2 =Bc | c=BcA _BG G :|| A | B2 fB gagf | =ec (3cBc AFFA | B2 a/2g/2f/2=e/2 fdcA | FGAc BGGA | B2 fB DBfB | DBfB AF (3F=EF | GABc dbag fd (3cBA BG G :||

IN MEMORY OF COLEMAN. AKA - "Tribute to Coleman (A)." Irish, Reel (cut time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by County Cavan/Philadelphia fiddler and composer Ed Reavy (1898-1988), in honor of the great County Sligo/New York fiddler Michael Coleman (1891-1945).

Michael Coleman

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Printed sources : - Reavy (The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy), No. 21, p. 22.

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