The Humours Of Nickey reel

By Joe Liddy

Also known as The Humors Of Nickey.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Humours Of Nickey appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Humours Of Nickey has been added to 1 tune set.

The Humours Of Nickey has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Humours Of Nickey
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Edor
|:e{f}ed|~B2 AF BE ~E2|BEFA B~fed|BdAd BEFE|DEFA BAFA|
~B2 AF BE ~E2|BEFA Bcde|fdec dBAF|BFAF E:|
FGA|Be{f}ed BAFA|BEFE BEFA|Be{f}ed Bfed|BdAG FDFA|
Be{f}ed BAFA|BEFE EFGA|Bcde fdec|dBAF EFGA|
Be{f}ed BA (3ABc|d2 fd adfd|(3efg fg efdB|AGFD EFGA|
Be{f}eg fdec|dBAF DEFA|~B2 AF BEFA|BFAF E||

Two comments

Joey’s Delight

Composed by Leitrim fiddler Joe Liddy (1906-1992), this is the third reel in the set played by Edel Fox and Neil Byrne on track 5 of their 2013 recording, The Sunny Banks. I was playing along with that record and had some questions about this tune, but found that no one had yet transcribed it for thesession. So here it is!
(Note: On the record, Edel is playing a C#/G# concertina and the strings are all tuned up a half step; so it is heard a half step higher than as transcribed in Edorian.)

Re: The Humours Of Nickey

Just noticed these tunes are listed the wrong way round on the Edel Fox CD! This tune is The Humours of Nickey in the Liddy book. (Unless the book itself is wrong!).