Tom Billy's Reel (2)
X:1 T:Tom Billy's Reel  M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel K:D DFEF D2 Ad|cAAG EFGE|DFEF D2
TOM BILLY’S REEL . AKA and see “Humors of Scartaglen,” “Gleanntán Reel (4) (The),” “New Post Office (3).” Irish, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title honors Tom Billy Murphy of Kingwilliamstown (1879-1944), an influential fiddler in the Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork/Kerry border. The melody is heard in both two- and three-part versions under the various alternate titles.