Pretty Little Boy (The)
X:1 T:Pretty Little Boy, The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:A version of “Limerick Lasses ” B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 154, p. 33) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-two#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=32&z=119.9709%2C589.1708%2C3076.1238%2C1476.2303 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D dBAF D3F|GFGA BEEc|dBAF DFAF|GBAG FD D2:| |:d2 de f2 ed|cdeg fB B2|gfga b2 ag|faeg fd d2:| |:BdAd BdAd|BdAd BE E2|BdAd BdAg|1faeg fd d2:|2 faeg fdec||
PRETTY LITTLE BOY, THE. AKA and see "Limerick Lasses (1)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC'. The three-part reel is from the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894), from Gortletteragh, Co. Leitrim. Researcher Conor Ward finds it a version of "Limerick Lasses."
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