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NEW FASHIONED HABIT, THE. AKA and see "Docherty's Reel," "Gweebara Bridge Reel (The)," "Johnny Doherty's Reel (2)," "Killarney Boys of Pleasure (The)." (the Co. Antrim name for the tune). Irish, Reel. A Dorian ('A' and 'B' parts) & E Dorian ('C' and 'D' parts). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. A tune sourced to the Donegal Doherty family, usually played in E Dorian.

Source for notated version: Paddy O'Brien (button accordian player from Dublin) and Micky Docherty (Co. Donegal) via Tommy Peoples (Co. Donegal){"Not knowing a name for it we called it after Mickey, as is the custom"} [Boys of the Lough].

Printed sources: Music and Song from The Boys of the Lough, 1977; p. 9.

Recorded sources: Trailer LER 2086, "Boys of the Lough."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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