Spindleshanks (2)

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X:1 T:Spindleshanks [2] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel K:G d2 ge dBAG|FDAD BDAF|G3E DGBG|FAdc BGGB| d2 ge dBAG|(3FED AD BDAF|GFGE DGBG|FAdc BG G2|| gedB cAAg|fdad bdad|gedB cAAc|dega bg{a}gf|gedB cAAg| fd (3ddd bdaf|gedB cAAc|dega bg{a}ge||



SPINDLESHANKS [2]. AKA and see “McGettrick's,” “Small Hills of Offaly (The).” Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A different tune than “Spinkle Shanks (1)/Spindleshanks (1).” Sligo whistle player Jimmy McGettrick was apparently the source for the tune.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Connolly & Martin (Forget Me Not), 2002; pp. 106-107.

Recorded sources : - Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann CL 22, Charlie Lennon – “Lucky in Love” (1981. Learned from flute and whistle player Jimmy McGettrick, from Lissinanny, near Ballymote in County Sligo). New Folk Records NFR 1552, James Keane - "Heir of the Dog" (2012). Shanachie 79019, Chieftains - “Chieftains 10” (last in set of reels on track 3).

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



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