Maracaibo (The)

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MARACAIBO REEL, THE. Irish, Reel. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Chicago tin whistle player Johnny Harling, who (explains Bill Black) was watching a pirate movie at the time this tune came into his head. The pirates' ship was headed for Lake Maracaibo, Venuzuela, and hence the title.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 273, p. 147.

Recorded sources:




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