Ryan’s Fancy Arriving reel

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Ryan's Fancy Arriving has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Ryan's Fancy Arriving
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FE|:DFAd ~B2AF|DFAd ~B2AF|E2CE A,ECE|A,ECE A,ECE|
DFAd ~B2AF|DFAd ~B2AF|E2CE A,ECE|DFEC E2D2:|
|:[M:6/4]defg afge fdec|[M:4/4] dBAG FDD2|defg afge|fdec d2dc|
defg afge|fdec dBAF|G2BG FEDF|EDCE D2D2:|
2
X: 2
T: Ryan's Fancy Arriving
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:DFAd ~B2AF|DFAd ~B2AF|E2FE AEFE|AEFE AEFE|
DFAd ~B2AF|DFAd ~B2AF|E2FE AEFE|D2FE EDD2:|
|:[M:6/4]defg afge fdec|[M:4/4] dBAG FDD2|defg afge|fdec d3c|
defg afge|fdec dBAF|G2AG FEDF|EDFE EDD2:|

Two comments

Ryan’s Fancy Arriving

From the playing of Graham Wells.

Composed by Émile Benoit.

The A Part of the tune shares a few phrases with The Woodchoppers:
https://thesession.org/tunes/946

The few different recordings of this tune have the A and B Parts ending a bit differently, otherwise, each setting are quite similar.

Ryan’s Fancy was a popular band in Newfoundland in the late 1960’s to early 1980’s, consisting of three Irish immigrants, Fergus O’Byrne, Dermot O’Reilly, and, Denis Ryan.