Mint in the Corn (The)
X: 1 T: the Mint in the Corn T: Geordie Affleck Z: Barney <G.Bahn-Koepke:t-online.de> irtrad-l 2000-09-01 Z: corrected by Nigel Gatherer <gatherer:argonet.co.uk> B: CRE 2, no. 191 as "Gan ainm" N: Caoimhin Mac Aoidh supplied this information on it: N: "No 191 is a tune which Francie Dearg & Mickey Ban O Beirn played N: in D and John Doherty and Danny O'Donnell played in A. Tommy N: Peoples learned it in Donegal from the old lads. John and the N: Deargs called it 'The Mint in the Corn'. It is the Scottish Reel N: 'Geordie Affleck' normally played there in E Flat." M: 4/4 L: 1/8 R: reel F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/abc/mirror/irtrad-l/Eamonn_Coynes_Reel.abc K: G Bc dB GA BG | AD (3DDD cA FA | Bc dB GA BG | AD EF G3A | Bc dB GA BG | AD (3DDD AD (3DDD | Bc dB GA BG | AD EF G3A || |: BG Bd gf ed | cA ce ag fe | fg af de fd | ed ^ce d2 ef | gf ed ef a2- | ag fe dc BA | Bc dB GA BG | AD FA G4 :||
MINT IN THE CORN, THE. AKA and see "Eammon Coyne's Reel," "Geordie Affleck," "Tommy Peoples Reel (9)" Irish, Reel. Ireland, County Donegal. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The reel is the Scottish "Geordie Affleck," originally set in E Flat Major. Donegal fiddlers play it in both D Major (Francie Dearg & Mickey ban O Beirn) and A Major (John Doherty & Danny O'Donnell). Tommy Peoples plays it in D Major, learned from older Donegal fiddlers. It has also been recorded as "Eamonn Coynes" in Ireland, after the Irish fiddler from Liverpool.