Shamrock Hill reel

Also known as Josephine Keegan’s.

There are 13 recordings of a tune by this name.

Shamrock Hill has been added to 3 tune sets.

Shamrock Hill has been added to 63 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Shamrock Hill
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:DGBG dGBG |~c3 d efga |bg ~g2 agef |gedB AGEG |
DGBG dGBG |~c3 d efga |bg ~g2 aged |1 cAFA ~G3 E :|2cAFA G2 ga ||
|: bg ~g2 agef |gedB AGEG |DB, ~B,2 DEGA |Bdgb ageg |
bg ~g2 agef |gedB AGEG |DB, ~B,2 DEGA |1 BdAF G2 ga :|2BdAF ~G3 E ||

Four comments

Shamrock Hill

Composed by Sean Ryan.

“McMahon’s Hornpipe” ~ by Séan Ryan

Key signature: G Major
Submitted on April 24th 2007 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/7100

Similarities between these two melodies of Séan Ryan’s was noted by our illustrious Dow…

This very tune is named Josephine Keegan’s on Four Men And A Dog’s 1991 album "Barking Mad".

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The version by Four Men and a Dog

Thanks to Bill Black’s site for this transcription:

T: Josephine Keegan’s
S: "Barking Mad" - 4 Men and a Dog
Z: B.Black
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: G
E | DGBG dGBG | cBcd efga | bg (3gfg agef |\
gedB AGEG |
DGBG dGBG | cBcd efga | bg (3gfg ageg | dBAB G3 :|
g/a/ | bg (3gfg agef | gedB AGEG |\
DB, (3B,A,B, DEGA | Bdgb ageg |
bg (3gfg agef | gedB AGEG | DB, (3B,A,B, DEGA |\
dBAB G3 :|