Eddie Moloney’s reel

There are 14 recordings of this tune.

Eddie Moloney’s appears in 2 other tune collections.

Eddie Moloney’s has been added to 1 tune set.

Eddie Moloney's has been added to 26 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Eddie Moloney's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2DG EGDG|EAAG EA~A2|GBdg e2dB|1 dgge dBAF:|2 d2ge dega||
bgaf gedg|ea~a2 ea~a2|bg~g2 afge|1 d2ge dega:|2 dgge dBAF||

Five comments

Eddie Moloney’s (reel)

This reel comes from East Galway flute player Sean Moloney’s solo album “Potsticks.” It’s the middle tune in my favourite track of the recording. Eddie Moloney was Sean’s father and a renowned flute player.

There isn’t much information on the tune in the notes: it “is an old and rare tune which I got from Eddie.” Eddie Moloney was a quite influential musician, so this tune is maybe on other recordings with a different name.

I have a very bad habit of learning uncommon tunes, but this one is very simple, effective and definitely worth sharing with others.

Wrong tune

there are several Eddie Moloney tunes and the one on Gary Shannon’s album is quite different from this one

This is not the one on the Frankie Gavin CD

The link from that CD (Croch Suas E) is wrong. The tune can be found here: https://thesession.org/tunes/1771

AKA “The Birmingham.” AKA Eddie Moloney’s #1. It would be helpful if the title could be changed on the CD comments section but I guess that’s too much to ask for.