Paddy O'Brien's Reel (2)

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PADDY O'BRIEN'S (REEL) [2]. AKA and see “Hanly's Tweed,” “Harvest Moon (2) (The).” Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Harker/Rafferty): AA’BB’. “Hanly's Tweed” was composed by accordion player Paddy O'Brien [1], from Newtown, near Nenagh, County Tipperary. The title honors the prize O'Brien won playing with the Ormond Ceili Band, bolts of tweed from John Hanly & Co. Ltd, a family-owned weaving and manufacturing business near Nenagh.

Paddy O'Brien (1922-1991)



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 159 (appears as "Unknown 2"). Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 97, p. 30. Eileen O'Brien (The Compositions of Paddy O'Brien), 1992. Eileen O'Brien (The Definitive Collection of The Music of Paddy O'Brien 1922-1991), 2009; p. 90.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]




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