Annotation:Paddy O'Brien's Reel (1)

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X: 1 T:Patrick's Night M:C| C:Paddy O'Brien S:Dan Cummins and Bev Buchannan R:Reel F: K:G BG~G2 AGEF|GABd egge|dB~B2 gedB|~A2GB AGEG| BG~G2 AGEF|GABd egge|dB~B2 gedB|1AGAB ~G3A:|2AGAB G4|| ~g3a gedB|GB~B2 GABd|~g2fa gedg|eA (3B^cd eaae| gbaf ~g3e|dB~B2 eBdB|GA (3B^cd gedB|1AGAB G4:|2AGAB ~G3A||

PADDY O'BRIEN'S (REEL) [1]. AKA and see "Fear sásta (An)," "Happy Man (2) (The)," "Patrick's Night," "St. Patrick's Night." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A popular session tune, composed by Portroe, Co. Tipperary, accordion master Paddy O'Brien (1922–1991) as "Patrick's Night."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - flute player Harry McGowan (b. 1937, Carrowmore, County Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources : - Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 156 (appears as bottom “Unknown” tune). Eileen O'Brien (The Compositions of Paddy O'Brien), 1992; p 44. Eileen O'Brien (The Definitive Collection of the Music of Paddy O'Brien 1922–1991), 2008; p. 87. Vallely (Companion to Irish Traditional Music), 1999; p. 270.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet SIF 1075, John Whelan & Eileen Ivers – "Fresh Takes" (1987). Green Linnett GLCD 1119, Cherish the Ladies – "The Back Door" (1992).

See also listing at :
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