Mooney's Reel (1)
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MOONEY'S REEL. AKA and see "Green Pease Straw," "Milkmaid (4) (The)," "Tommy Peoples Reel (2)." Irish, Reel. Ireland, County Donegal. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB'. Caoimhin Mac Aoidh remarks that the "Mooney's" title was not named for famous fiddlers Francie and Mairead Mooney, but that "the name is older than that and this specific Mooney was a renowned character."
Sources for notated versions: New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker]; Tommy Peoples [Breathnach].
Printed sources: Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann, vol. 2), 1976; No. 166 (appears as "gan ainm/untitled"). Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 153, p. 47.
See also listings at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info