Billy’s reel

By John McCusker

Also known as Billy’s.

There are 13 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

Billy’s has been added to 2 tune sets.

Billy's has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Billy's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
c3 c cBAc|BF (3FFF EFAB|cefe afec|B2 BA Befe|
c3 c cBAc|BF (3FFF EFAB|cefe afec|BABc AB (3BBB|
c3 c cBAc|BF (3FFF EFAB|(3cBA ce a3 f|ec (3ccc Befe|
c3 c cBAc|BF (3FFF EFAB|cefe afec|BABc Aefe|
a3 a afea|f3 f fecB|ABce fecA|B2 BA Befe|
a3 a afea|f2 fe fecB|ABce afec|BABc Aefe|
a3 a afea|f2 fe fecB|(3cBA ce a3 A|A2 cA Befe|
c3 c cBAc|BF (3FFF EFAB|cefe afec|BABc A4|
# Added by Kenny .

Four comments

Billy’s Reel

I’m not usually a fan of tunes in A major, - Chris Norman once described it as a “weak” key on the flute - but I do like this one. It was composed in the last 10 years. Anyone care to take a guess as to the composer’s name, where it is recorded,and who “Billy” is ?

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Composer does play accordion, but it’s not his main instrument. Good try, though, Paddy

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Composed by John McCusker, for “Billy Connolly’s Musical Tour Of New Zealand” series of TV programmes in 2004. Michael McGoldrick plays it on flute, along with John and some others on the CD.

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