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X: 1 % T:Rough Road, The C:Chris Droney R:reel Z:id:hn-reel-193 M:C| F: K:G DG~G2 DGBd|~g3d egdB|A2GB A2BA|GBAF GFEF| DG~G2 DGBd|g2gd egdB|G2 (3Bcd gedc|1 BGAF G2GE:|2 BGAF G2AB|| |:dggf gGBd|g2af gfed|eaag abag|e2ag edBc| dggf gGBd|g2af gedB|GA (3Bcd gedc|1 BGAF G2AB:|2 BGAF G2GE|| P:"Variations:" dG~G2 DG (3Bcd|g2dg egdB|~A3G AdBA|G2AG FAEA| dG~G2 DG (3Bcd|g2dg eBdB|GA (3Bcd gedc|BGAF ~G3B:| |:dggf gG (3Bcd|gbaf gfed|eaag abag|eaag edBc| dgga gdBd|g2af gedB|GA (3Bcd gedc|BGAF ~G3B:|

ROUGH ROAD, THE (An Bóthar Garbh). AKA and see “Bellharbour Reel (2),” "Doocastle," "Fisherman's Farewell," "Joe Cooley's Reel (2)," "Mulhaire's Reel (1)," “New Town Bridge,” "Newtown Bridge," "Reynold's Reel," "Sailor's Farewell (The)," "Sailor's Return (2) (The)." Irish, Reel (whole or cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The Leitrim Ceili Band recorded the tune on a c. 1960 LP. The tune has been credited to Chris Droney, who called it “The Bellharbour Reel,” but it has also been credited to Paddy O'Brien and Raymond Roland.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - James Keane (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 183, p. 83.

Recorded sources: - Green Linnet Records SIF 1026, James Keane - "Roll away the Reel World" (1978). James Keane (et al) – “The Big Squeeze.”

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

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