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X: 1 T:Tommy McMahon's T:Sligo Reel (2) T:Hughie Travers' No. 1 O:england M:4/4 L:1/8 C:Traditional S:Tommy McMahon R:R A:Clare D:"Clare Concertinas" - Green Linnet re-issue F:http://www.john-chambers.us/~jc/music/abc/mirror/home.quicknet.nl/england.abc K:G ge|:dBBG B2GB|dBGB AGEF|GABd gbab|gedB A2 ge| dBBG B2GB|dBGB AGEF|GABd gbab|1gedB G2 ge:|2gedB G2 GA|| |:Bdd2 edBd|edgd edBA|Bdef gbab|gedB A2 zd| Bdd2 edBd|edgd edBA|Bdef gbab|1gedB G2GA:|2gedB G2 z2|]



SLIGO REEL [1], THE. AKA and see "Hughie Travers' No. 1," "Tommy McMahon's Reel," "Travers' Reel." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is associated with County Leitrim flute player Hughie Travers, who played in the Dublin Metropolitan Garda Ceili Band with whom he recorded a few 78 RPM records in the 1930's. Later it became associated with County Clare concertina player Tommy McMahon, who recorded it on his 1975 TOPIC LP, "Clare Concertinas."


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Taylor (Through the Half-door), 1992; No. 8, p. 7.

Recorded sources : - Shaskeen - "Joys of Life."




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