Annotation:James Byrne's Reel (2)

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X:1 T:James Byrne's T:Maids of Tullyknockbrine, The T:Rat in the Thatch, The R:reel D:Paul McGrattan & Paul O'Shaughnessy: Within a Mile of Dublin D:De Danann: Jacket of Batteries Z:id:hn-reel-277 Z:transcribed by M:C| K:G G2dG BdGB|dGBd ecAF|G2dG Bcde|1 dBcA BGAF:|2 dBcA BG~G2|| egfg egfe|d2fd Adfd|egfg efga|bgaf geed| efga bge^c|defg afdB|~G3A Bcde|dBcA BGFA||

JAMES BYRNE'S (REEL) [2]. AKA - "Jimmy Byrne's," "Jamesy Byrnes' Downfall." AKA and see "Maids of Tullyknockbrine (The)," "Rat in the Thatch," "Siobhán O'Donnell's No. 3." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. James Byrne (1946-2008) was a fiddler and a pig farmer from the mountainous Irish-speaking region of Glencolmcille, south-west County Donegal. He was a leading exponent of the Scottish-influenced Donegal style of fiddling.

James Byrne (1946-2008)

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Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -Frankie Gavin - "How the West was Won" (as "Jimmy Byrne's").

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

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