Pull Down The Blind waltz

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

Pull Down The Blind has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Pull Down The Blind
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
F|DFG|A2B|Ade|f2a|agf|ede|fdB|AFE|
DFG|A2B|Ade|f2g|agf|edB|Afe|d2||
d/e/|fdf|ece|dcB|AFA|B2c|d2c/d/|edB|AFA|
fdf|ece|dcB|AFA|B2c|d2B|Afe|d2!D.C.!|]
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X: 2
T: Pull Down The Blind
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A2|D2F2G2|A4B2|A2d2e2|f4a2|a2g2f2|e2d2e2|f2d2B2|A2F2E2|
D2F2G2|A4B2|A2d2e2|f4g2|a2g2f2|e2d2B2|A2f2e2|d4||
de|f2d2f2|e2c2e2|d2c2B2|A2F2A2|B4c2|d4cd|e2d2B2|A2F2A2|
f2d2f2|e2c2e2|d2c2B2|A2F2A2|B4c2|d4B2|A2f2e2|d4|]
X: 3
T: Pull Down The Blind
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FE||D2 F2 G2|A4 AB|A2 d2 e2|f3e fg|a2 g2 f2|(3efe d2 e2|f2 d2 B2|AB AG FE|
D2 F2 G2|A4 AB|A2 d2 e2|f3e fg|a2 g2 f2|(3efe d2 B2|A2f2e2|d3A||
de|f2 df df|e2 ce ce|d2 c2 B2|A2 F2 A2|B3A Bd|c3B cd|ed fe dB|A3B de|
|f2 df df|e2 ce ce|d2 c2 B2|A2 F2 A2|B3A Bd|c3d cB|A2 f2 e2 |d3A||

Three comments

Pull Down The Blind

This is a jaunty little waltz that often gets played at dances here in Rochester NY. This particular arrangement is taken from James Morrison’s 1931 book "How to Play the Globe Accordeon Irish Style", available for viewing online at http://www.itma.ie/digitallibrary/score/Morrison_accordion-tutor, and is close to the local version. A more intricate setting of the tune also appears in the Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 3, No. 153 (1927).

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Pull Down The Blind, X:2

Great tune; I just lengthened the notes in Bob’s setting to get it to display in 3/4.

Pull Down The Blind, X:3

This is how I learned it in Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal where they played it as the second tune in a set starting with a tune they called "The Canadian waltz" (see this thread - https://thesession.org/discussions/39321 ).