Jackson's Reel (2)

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JACKSON'S REEL [2] (Ríl Mhic Eoin). AKA - "Jackson's No. 2." AKA and see "Athens," "Blodgett's Reel," "Clogher Reel (The)," "Dublin Reel (1) (The)," "Dublin Lasses (3)," "Miss Daly's Reel," "Shuffle Reel (The)," "Twelve Locks (The)," "Twister )(The)," "Union Reel (The)," "Victor Wild," "Westmeath Hunt (The)." Irish, Reel. G Major ('A' and 'C' parts) & D Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. A popular reel in County Donegal. Caoimhin Mac Aoidh (1994) lists this as one of the Donegal tunes played with long-bowed double stops, reminiscent of piping. Breathnach (1985) notes the version played in the key of 'C' or 'D' is called "Dublin Reel (1) (The)," and finds the alternate title "Dublin Lasses (3)" in County Leitrim and Kerry. In Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) it appears as "Miss Daly’s Reel."

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - fiddler and cabbie Jean Carignan (Montreal, Canada) [Brody]; Kincora Ceili Band (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 102, p. 52. Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 143. O'Neill, 1976 (Krassen); p. 90 (appears as "Dublin Reel").

Recorded sources: -Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD 173, Brian Conway - "Consider the Source" (2008. Appears as "Jackson's No. 2"). Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann CL12, John Joe Gardiner & Kincora Ceili Band - "Ceol Tire" (1976). Philo 2001, "Jean Carignan" (second tune of "Jackson's Medley"). Shanachie 33002, Michael Coleman- "The Legacy of Michael Coleman" (second tune of "Jackson's Medley").

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]



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