Kiss the Bride
X:1 T:Kiss the Bride M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 720 Z:Fiddler's Companion K:G D2 | GBAG FGAc | BGBd g2 dg | ecAG FGAc |1 BGAF GFED :|2 BGAF G2 || d2 | g2 fg a2 ga | bagf g2 dg | ecAG FGAc | BGAF GFED | g2 fg a2 ga |bagf g2 dg | ecAG FGAc | BGAF G2 ||
KISS THE BRIDE (Póg an Brideog/Póg an Brideac). AKA and see "Blackberry Blossom (6)," "Early Rose (The)," "Strawberry Banks (The)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AABB (Cole, Connolly & Martin): AA'BB' (O'Neill/Krassen). Seamus Connolly (2002) notes that he heard this reel played fairly often on Radio Telefís Éireann in the 1960's, though adds that it is not played much in recent times.