Tulla Reel (The)

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X: 1 T:Tulla Reel (reel), The T:Cooley's, Luttrell's Pass B:CRE1.200 (Ril na Tulai) F:file ID: cre.1/203tulla S:Sonny Brogan C:Joe Mills N:Composed by Mills as "Luttrell's Pass". The two Joes N:were bandmates in the Aughrim Slopes Ceili Band N:of the 1930’s-40’s. M:C R:reel L:1/8 Q:180 K:Em A|EBBE B2EB|B2AB dBAG|(3FED AD BDAD|FDFA dAFD| EBBE B2EB|B2AB defg|afef dBAd|DEFA E3:| f|eBB2 egfg|eBB2 gedB|(3ABA FA DAFA|BAFA defg| eBB2 egfg|eBB2 defg|afef dBAd|DEFA E3:|



TULLA REEL, THE (Ríl na Tulaí). AKA and see "Cooley's Reel (1)" “Joe Cooley's Reel (2),” “Lutrell Pass," "Luttrell's Pass.” E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Reliable sources attribute the tune to accordion player Joe Mills, a member of the Aughrim Slopes Ceili Band in the 1930's and 1940's, who called the tune "Luttrell's Pass." Accordion player Joe Cooley was also a member of the same ceili band, where he picked up the tune. Cooley's influence and professional reach was greater, however, and the tune has become inextricably associated with him, so that the popular reel is almost universally known as "Cooley's Reel (1)" today.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Sonny Brogan (County Sligo/Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 200, p. 77.






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