Phil Cunningham’s reel

By Aly Bain

There are 13 recordings of this tune.
This tune has been recorded together with

Phil Cunningham’s appears in 1 other tune collection.

Phil Cunningham’s has been added to 7 tune sets.

Phil Cunningham’s has been added to 80 tunebooks.

Download ABC

One setting

Sheet Music
Sheet Music12
Sheet Music
Sheet Music12

Four comments

Popular Aly Bain tune

This tune is known as Phil Cunningham’s reel and is the actual title as Aly composed it for his friend and musical partner. So, it does not mean “Learned from the playing” of Phil Cunningham as is the usual practice with unamed tunes.
You’ll hear this tune a lot in Scottish sessions and it also gets played by Cape Breton fiddlers.


sounds more like a hornpipe to me

It’d make a great rant.