Davy Maguire’s reel

Also known as Francie Mooney’s, Ka-Foo-Zalum, Kafoozalum, The Kafoozalum Highland Fling, Kathusalem, Sherriff Muir, Tommy Tod, Will You Go To Sheriff Moor?, Will You Go To Sherriff Moor?.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Davy Maguire’s appears in 1 other tune collection.

Davy Maguire’s has been added to 5 tune sets.

Davy Maguire's has been added to 32 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Davy Maguire's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
ag|fdAd ~f3a|geBe gbag|fdAd f2fe|defd e2dg|
fdAd ~f3a|gebg eg~g2|fdAd f2fe|defd e2df|
a2ag fgaf|efgB eg~g2|~a3g fdec|defd efd2|
abag fgaf|efgB eg~g2|a2ag fdec|defd efd2|

Six comments

Davy Maguire’s (reel)

Source: "Bad Turns And Horse-Shoe Bends" by Harry Bradley
Transcription: g.m.p.

A version of this tune is played in NE England as a schottische (something like a fling - with a hornpipe ‘swing’), and known as ‘Kafoozalum’, after a bawdy song sung to that tune.

Davy Maguires

Davy is a great flute player from Belfast!!

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I’ve been looking for the name of this tune for ages. Thanks GM.

Another Highland Fling (which often find second wind as a single reel)

In case it hasn’t caught anyone else’s ear, I know this as a highland fling, and not an uncommon one, but finding the name may take some time… 😏