Old Mother Flanagan reel

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Old Mother Flanagan appears in 1 other tune collection.

Old Mother Flanagan has been added to 4 tune sets.

Old Mother Flanagan has been added to 31 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Old Mother Flanagan
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:g2 gg edBA|B2 BB AGED|GAGE DEGA|BABc d4|
g2 gg edBA|B2 BB AGED|GAGE DEGA|BGAF G4:|
|:GAGE DEGA|B2 B2 AGED|GAGE DEGA|BABc d4|
c2 ed B2 dd|B2 BB AGED|GAGE DEGA|BGAF G4:|
# Added by Grack .
2
X: 2
T: Old Mother Flanagan
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:a2 aa fecd|efec BAFE|ABAF EFAB|cBcd e4|
a2 aa fecd|efec BAFE|ABAF EFAB|cAB2 A4:|
|:A2 AB AFEF|cAcA BAFE|ABAF EFAB|cBcd e2A2|
d2 fd c2 ec|BABc BAFE|ABAF EFAB|cAB2 A4:|

Five comments

A common tune heard in the Appalachians, but of Irish origin.

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Old Mother Flanagan

This makes me think that "Pretty Little Dog", that I posted some weeks ago, may also have Appalachian/Irish origins. The two tunes go nicely together - Old Mother Flanagan walking her Pretty Little Dog 🙂
Trevor

Old Mother Flanagan

In a variation I like to play (my own), bars 5 and 6 of Part 2 are
|csec B2dB|A2AB AGED|
Trevor

sorry! that "csec" should of course be "c2ec" !
Trevor