Reelin Bridge (The)

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REELIN BRIDGE, THE. Irish, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by fiddler and pianist Josephine Keegan (b. 1935), of Mullaghbawn, south County Antrim. There is an inn by this bridge over the River Finn in County Donegal, the site of some of Keegan’s favourite sessions. She notes that the bridge is mentioned in the song “Johnson’s Motor Car.”

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Keegan (The Keegan Tunes), 2002; p. 30.

Recorded sources:




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