Lady Gordon’s reel

Also known as Lady Gordon, Paddy Carty’s.

There are 36 recordings of this tune.

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Lady Gordon’s appears in 2 other tune collections.

Lady Gordon’s has been added to 9 tune sets.

Lady Gordon's has been added to 111 tunebooks.

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Four settings

1
X: 1
T: Lady Gordon's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FEDF A3B|defd efdB|BAFB ABdf|afge fddA:|
d2fd adfd|Adfd (3Bcd ef|d2fd adfd|ABde fddc|
defg ~a3b|afed (3Bcd eg|fedB BAFB|ABde faa2||
2
X: 2
T: Lady Gordon's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FEDF A3B|defd ~e2dB|BAFB ABdf|1 afge fddA:|2 afge fddc||
d2fd Adfd|defd BdAB|defd Adfg|afeg fddc|
defg afbf|afed Beef|dBAF A2FB|ABde faa2||
3
X: 3
T: Lady Gordon's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FEDF A2~A2|defd efdB|BAFB ABdf|afea fdd2|
D2~D2DEFA|defd efdB|BAFB ABdf|afea fddc|
d2fa~a2ba|afef dB~B2|defa afdB|ABde fddc|
defa ~a2ba|afed B/c/d ef|fedB AdFd|ABde fa~a2||
4
X: 4
T: Lady Gordon's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
FEDF A2FA|d2fd efdB|(3ABA FA ABdf|1 afge fdBd:|2 afeg fdd2||
d2fd adfd|adfd (3Bcd ec|d2fd adfd|ABde fddA|
defg a~a2b|afed (3Bcd eg|fedB (3ABA FA|ABde faaz||

Five comments

Lady Gordon’s

Picked this up at our session. On Sliabh Notes it is:

X: 1
T: Lady Gordon
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Dmaj
FEDF A3B|defd ~e2dB|BAFB ABdf|1 afge fddA:|2 afge fddc||
d2fd Adfd|defd BdAB|defd Adfg|afeg fddc|
defg afbf|afed Beef|dBAF A2FB|ABde faa2||

Tommy’s version

Here’s the way I play it. I got it from hearing Tommy Peoples playing it.

X: 1
T: Lady Gordon’s
S: Tommy Peoples
Z: Jack Gilder
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Dmaj
FEDF A2~A2|defd efdB|BAFB ABdf|afea fdd2|
D2~D2DEFA|defd efdB|BAFB ABdf|afea fddc|
d2fa~a2ba|afef dB~B2|defa afdB|ABde fddc|
defa ~a2ba|afed B/c/d ef|fedB AdFd|ABde fa~a2||

Lady Gordon’s - Kevin and Sean Moloney Setting

From ‘Bridging the Gap’ by Kevin and Sean Moloney. I epecially like the little pause at the end of the turn.

X: 1
T: Lady Gordon
S: Kevin and Sean Moloney: Bridging the Gap
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Dmaj
FEDF A2FA|d2fd efdB|(3ABA FA ABdf|1 afge fdBd:|2 afeg fdd2||
d2fd adfd|adfd (3Bcd ec|d2fd adfd|ABde fddA|
defg a~a2b|afed (3Bcd eg|fedB (3ABA FA|ABde faaz||

Re: Lady Gordon’s

In Martin Mulvihill’s Collection, this is called "The Ballinakill".