John Pott's Reel

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JOHN POTTS' REEL (Ríl Sheáin Potts). Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Source Potts was a piper from County Wexford who spent most of his life in Dublin, where he taught Brendan Breathnach to play the pipes. Breathnach dedicated the first volume of Ceol Rince na hÉireann to him.

Source for notated version: piper John Potts (1871–1956), from the Jack Wade (County Monaghan) collection [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ 4), 1996; No. 188, p. 87.

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