Red Tom of the Hills

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 Theme code Index    5L15L7bL 1357
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Ed Reavy
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    4/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Joe Reavy
 Book/Manuscript title    The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 2, p. 2
 Year of publication/Date of MS    n.d.
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Red Tom of the Hills: Annotations



X: 2
T:Red Tom of the Hills
M:C
L:1/8
C:Ed Reavy
S:The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy
R:Reel
N:Tom came from somewhere in the Monaghan
N:Hills-no one knew exactly where. He loved to ceili and "pack it in"
N:Tom had a "shaky" hand that could have been a trial to most. But you
N:would never know it from the way Tom could slap large cuts of butter
N:on his bread at tea time. Mom Reavy said Tom's hand was not to be
N:pitied "for it always shook deeper into the butter."
Z:Joseph Reavy
K:G
GF|DG (3GFG DE =FD|GABc defa|gfdc (3Bcd BG|(3ABc AF DE=FD|
G2 dG c=FA^F|G(ABc) defa|gfdc B2 (3dcB|cAFA G2:||
|:Bd|g2bg afbg|(3gfg bg BGGe|=f a^f gfaf|(3fef af dcBc|
dg (3gfg bg(3gfg|BGBd gdBd|=fefa g^fga|fdcA G2:||

Red Tom of the Hills: Annotations