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X:1 T:Dailey's Reel T:Daley's Reel N:From the playing of bluegrass fiddler Kenny Baker (1926-2011), N:originally from Burdine, Letcher County, Ky. on the border with Va. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:County 775, Kenny Baker - Farmyard Swing (1979) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/daileys-reel Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Bb SDF| B2 dc BFDF| BcdB edcB |AFFc AcFc| AFcd|ecGA| B2dc BFDF |BcdB edcB| AcFc AFFA |1cedc B2 :|2 cedc B2B2|| |:g3b geBe| ([G6B5] A2)|f=efg fdBG|F6-FD|E-FAB c2c2| DFBc d2d2|1cBcd ecAc|BABc BcBe:|2 ecAF EFAc|B-ABc B2S|]



DAILEY'S REEL. AKA - "Daley's/Daly's Reel." American, Reel (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Brody): AABB' (Phillips). According to the notes on Joe Greene's LP, the tune is Canadian in origin. Popularized by fiddlers Kenny Baker and Joe Greene, the reel has transcended the bluegrass genre and has been picked up by Irish musician Dermot Byrne, Northumbrian piper Pauline Cato and others.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Kenny Baker [Brody]. Baker (1926-2011) wasoriginally from Burdine, Letcher County, Ky. on the border with Va.

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 82. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 64.

Recorded sources : - County 775, Kenny Baker- "Farmyard Swing" (1979). County Records, Joe Greene- "Joe Greene's Fiddle Album" (1969). County 2705, Kenny Baker - "Master Fiddler." Crossroads Records, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - "A School of Bluegrass" (2004). Flying Fish FF303, Fiddle Fever - "Waltz of the Wind" (1984. Appears as 2nd tune of medley entitled "Contranova"). Flying Fish FF70303, "The Best of Fiddle Fever" (1990. Appears as 2nd tune of medley entitled "Contranova"). Green Linnet GLCD 3113, Dermot Byrne - "Dermot Byrne" (1996). Tomcat Music TCCD02, Pauline Cate & Tom McConville - "The Surprise" (1999). Beoga - "A Lovely Madness" (2004).

See also listing at :
Hear Kenny Baker's 1979 recording at Slippery Hill [1] and at youtube.com [2]



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