Ladies’ 2nd Choice barndance

Also known as Ladies Choice, Ladies’ Choice, Ladies’ Choice #2, Ladies’ Second Choice, Lady’s Second Choice.

There are 6 recordings of a tune by this name.

Ladies' 2nd Choice has been added to 34 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Ladies' 2nd Choice
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
E2CE A,ECE | FDAF EFAB | cAeA fAeA | d2cd BGED |
C2B,C A,B,CD | EFAB cAEA | defd caec |1 B2AB cBAF :|2 B2AB cAA2 ||
f2fe dfa2 | dcdf bagf | e2^de cea2 | EAAB cde^e |
~f3e dfa2 | dcdf aga^a | bge2 ^deBA |1 GBeB cBA2 :|2 GBeB cBAF ||

Four comments

Another Charlie Lennon Tune

Also found on Frankie Gavin’s "Frankie Goes to Town". Listen there for the composer’s take on accompaniment. This tune sounds like it could be 100 years old.

“Ladies’ Choice” #2 ~ not a reel, composed as a barndance

CD: "Charlie Lennon: Musical Memories"
Submitted on November 6th 2005 by Ptarmigan.
https://thesession.org/recordings/display/1814

Charlie Lennon: fiddle, piano, organ
Brian Lennon: flute
Mick O’Brien: uilleann pipes, flute

track 7 ~ Barndances: "Ladies Choice" ( 1 & 2 )

“Musical Memories: The Music of Charlie Lennon” Book & CD, 1994

Printed collection ~
Walton’s Music SKU: WM1308, A4, 88 pages ~ http://www.waltons.ie/
http://www.cranfordpub.com/books/musical_memories.htm

A collection of Charlie Lennon’s compositions, with piano accompaniment and guitar chords, the stories behind the tunes, some of his musical history and on fiddle technique. The CD includes the tunes from the book, musicians include Charlie Lennon on fiddle, keyboards and piano; Mick O’Brian on Uilleann pipes and flute; and Brian Lennon on flute.

page 54 ~ Ladies Choice (#1) ~ Barn Dance

Page 55 ~ Ladies 2nd Choice ~ Barn Dance