Father John Angus Rankin reel

Also known as Fr. John Angus Rankin.

There are 8 recordings of a tune by this name.

Father John Angus Rankin has been added to 4 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Father John Angus Rankin
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
C |B,2 BA BdcB | cAeA cAAC | B,2 BA BdcB | cfec dBBC |
B,2 BA B/c/d cB | cAeA cAAe | fedc d2 c/B/A | FDEC DB,B, |
g |f2 df afdf | cAeA cAAg | f/f/f df afdf | cAec dB B/B/g |
f/g/f df af d/e/f | A/A/A cA eA A/A/e | fedc dcBA | FDEC B,3 |]
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X: 2
T: Father John Angus Rankin
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
C |B,2BA BdcB | cAeA cAAC | B,2 BA BdcB | Afec dBBC |
B,2 BA BdcB | cAeA cAAc | fedc dcBA | FDEC DB,B, |
g |f2 df afdf | cAeA cAAg | f2 df afdf | cAec dBBg |
f2 df afdB | (3AAA cA eAce | fedc dcBA | FDEC DB,B, |]
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X: 3
T: Father John Angus Rankin
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
C |"Bm"B,2BA BdcB|"A"cAeA cAAC|"Bm"B,2 BA BdcB|"A"Afec "Bm"dBBC|
"Bm"B,2 BA BdcB|"A"cAeA cAAe|"D"{g}fedc "Bm"dcBA|"D"FD"A"EC "Bm"DB,B,||
g|"D"f2 df afdf|"A"cAeA cAAg|"D"f/f/f df afdf|"A"cAec "Bm"dBBg|
"D"(ef)df afdf|"A"A/A/A cA eAce|"D"{g}fedc "Bm"dcBA|"D"FD"A"EC "Bm"DB,B,|]
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Two comments

“Father John Angus Rankin” ~ a reel by Jerry Holland

Another transcription of this can be found here:
"Jerry Holland’s Collection of Fiddle Tunes"
Tunes from the repertoire of Jerry Holland, edited by Paul Cranford, Cranford Publications - 1988
http://www.cranfordpub.com/books/holland.htm

Page 38 of the first edition, page 18 of the newer edition:
"Father John Angus Rankin" ~ a reel by Jerry Holland

Cranford Publications
http://www.cranfordpub.com/

X: 2 ~ “Father John Angus Rankin” - C: Jerry Holland ~ rescued duplication

# Posted by Jürgen - September 6th, 2009
http://thesession.org/tunes/9547 (the march by the same name)

This one’s billed as track 12, tune 2 on Jerry Holland’s album, Master Cape Breton Fiddler, but it’s not. Here’s the tune on that recording:

X:1
T:Fr. John Angus Rankin
S:Jerry Holland
M:C|
K:Bmin
C |\
B,2BA BdcB | cAeA cAAC | B,2 BA BdcB | Afec dBBC |
B,2 BA BdcB | cAeA cAAc | fedc dcBA | FDEC DB,B, |
g |\
f2 df afdf | cAeA cAAg | f2 df afdf | cAec dBBg |
f2 df afdB | (3AAA cA eAce | fedc dcBA | FDEC DB,B, |]