The Joys Of Mabou Mines reel

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X: 1
T: The Joys Of Mabou Mines
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
c | B2 AB GEDE | GABG A2 Ac | B2 AB GEDE | GBgB G2 G :|
e | gfed e2 g2 | dBgB A2 Ae | gfed e2 ge | dBAB G2 Ge |
gfed e2 g2 | dBgB A2 A2 | B2 AB GEDE | GBgB G2 G |]

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The Joys of Mabou Mines

A nice reel from the pen of Cape Breton fiddler Donald Angus Beaton, here transcribed from the playing of Ashley MacIsaac on his 1998 ‘Fine Thank You Very Much (a traditional album)’.

Thanks Nigel… 😉

"The Joys of Mabou Mines" ~ C: Donald Angus Beaton, 1912 - 1982

Another transcription can be found here:

"Donald Angus Beaton’s Cape Breton Scottish Violin Music", tune #24

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