Turf Man's Union (The)

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X:1 T:Turf Man’s Union, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Mulvihill – 1st Collection (1986, p. 59) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e2 (3cBA eA (3cBA|eAcA Bcdf|e2 cA eA (3cBA|Bcdc BAFA| e2 (3cBA eAcA|eA (3cBA Bcdf|efec d2 BA|FABc d2 (3ABc|| df {g}(3fef dfec|df {g}(3fef {b}afef|df {g}(3fef dfec|{e}dcBA FABc| df {g}(3fef dfec|df {g}(3fef afef|df {g}(3fef dfec|dcBA FAdf||



TURF MAN’S UNION, THE. AKA and see "Kilfenora Reel (7)," "Moher Reel (1) (The)," "Union Reel (2)." Irish, Reel (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. “Recorded in England” [Mulvihill]. See also the related first strain of "Jackson's Heigh-Ho (1)." Accordion player P.J. Conlon recorded a version of the tune in New York in 1923 as the second reel in a set entitled "The Ways to the Racket." The influential north County Clare Kilfenora Céilí Band recorded the tune in the late 1950's as "Union Reel (2)," and the tune has been referred to as "Kilfenora Reel (The)" as a result. The band was All-Ireland champion for three consecutive years, 1954-1956.


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Printed sources : - Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 218, p. 59.



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



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