X:1 T:Black-Eyed Sailor M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1475 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G2 BG DGBG|ABcA BGGB|AGAB cBcA|EAAG FDEF| G2 BG DGBd|cBAB cdef|gedB dBce|dBcA BG G2|| g2 bg dgbg|f2 ag fdde|f2 af dfaf|gbag fdef| g2 bg dgbg|f2 ag fddf|gedB cBce|dBcA BG G2||
BLACK-EYED SAILOR. AKA and see "Joe O'Connell's Dream," "Lord Wellington (2)," "Sheehan's Reel," "Wellington's Reel (1)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.
Source for notated version: "Tobin" [O'Neill], referring perhaps to Adam Tobin, an uilleann piper and fiddler in Chicago at the time O'Neill was collecting.
Printed source: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1475, p. 273.