The River Road reel

There is 1 recording of this tune.

The River Road has been added to 4 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: The River Road
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
eg|ed (3ddd Adad|AGAd =cAG=F|EG=cB CAGE|Dddc dAGE|
Addc dfeg|fd (3ddd Adad|AGAd =cAG2|EGAG =cAG=F|
EGDG ED=CD|E2 (3GGG =cGAG|EGAB =cBcB|A2 (3ddd Adad|
AGAd =cAG2|EGAG =cAG=F|EGDG ED=CD|E2 (3ddd =cGAG|
EGAB =cBcB|A2 (3ddd Adad|AGAd =cAG=F|E=ccB cAGE|Dddc dfeg|
ef (3ddd Adad|AGAd =cAG=F|E=ccB cAGE|Dddc dAGE |Addc d4|

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The River Road

This tune was written by Charlie Lennon as an instrumental break in the song When You Go Away by The Waterboys on their Fisherman’s Blues album.

It’s got a strange structure, with an unusual number of bars to fit with the structure of the song.

The original recording also features Alec Finn on bouzouki.

Singer Mike Scott shared the score for the tune on Twitter recently: