John Dwyer’s reel

Also known as Chris Norman’s, Coen’s, The Drunken Crow, Dwyer’s, Kevin Keegan’s, Martin Connolly’s, Mulkeen’s, The Pride Of Sligo, The Shepherd’s Bush.

There are 58 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Paddy Taylor’s (a few times), Come West Along The Road (a few times).

John Dwyer's has been added to 61 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: John Dwyer's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:ge|dB~B2 GEDE|GB~B2 dBGB|AGAB AGED|(3EFG AB c2Bc|
dB~B2 GEDE|GB~B2 dBGA|B2BA BdcB|AGAB G2:|
|:ga|bg~g2 bg~g2|af~f2 af~f2|bg~g2 bgag|eaag a2ga|
bg~g2 agef|gage dBGA|B2BA BdcB|AGAB G2:|
ABC
X: 2
T: John Dwyer's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
ge|dB~B2 GEDE|GB~B2 dBGB|~A2GB AGED|EGAB A2Bc|
dB~B2 GEDE|~G2GB dBG2|ABBA BedB|AGAB G2:|
ga|bg~g2 bgdg|af~f2 afdf|bg~g2 agfg|eage ~a2ga|
b2bg agef|gage dBG2|ABBA BedB|AGAB G2:|
ABC
X: 3
T: John Dwyer's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
ge|dBBB GEDE|GBBB dBGB|A3 B AGED|FGAB cABc|
!dBBB GEDE|GBBB dBGB|B3 B BedB|AGAB G2 :|
!|:ga|bggg bggg|afff afdg|bggg bgag|ea a2 ea a2|
!bggg agef|g2 ge dBGA|B3 B BedB|AGAB G2 :|
ABC

Nine comments

I got this from the John Whelan recording. It’s a fun tune but I often find myself wanting to morph into George White’s Favorite if I’m not careful.

Composed by John Dwyer of the famously musical Dwyer family of west Cork. His brothers Finbar, Micheal (RIP) and Richie are all noted composers.

It’s similiar to Eddie Kelly’s Reel on Gerry O Conner’s Rattlin’ Banjos album. Infact, I think this is what he meant. Not Eddie Kelly’s.

In our session we play the part endings as |B2BA BedB|AGAB G2

Pride Of Sligo

From "Owenmore ceili band" by Owenmore ceili band, track 1, 1st tune.

Duplicate…

"John Dwyer’s".

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http://thesession.org/tunes/2708

Hi Osvaldo - thanks for posting the "Owenmore Ceili Band" recording. Most of the tunes on the tape [ which I also have ] are already here but under different names. I identified most of them a while ago, but never got round to posting the recording myself. I’ll try to add the links in the "comments" for the recording soon, so please don’t post any of the tunes supposedly not identified on the tape, as they are most likely duplicates. Just trying to save you wasting your time. Regards, Kenny.

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