Rafferty’s Mustache reel

Also known as Little Katie Taylor, Mick O’Connor’s.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Rafferty's Mustache has been added to 10 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Rafferty's Mustache
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
DEFD G2 AG|FDFA defa|~g3e f~d3|AB=cA EFGE|
DEFD G2 AG|FDFA defa|~g3e fddB|1 cAGE EDDE:|2 cAGE EDDA||
defd g2 ag|fdfa g2 ag|fdAF (3GAG FG|AB=cA d^cAB|
defd g2 ag|fdfa g2 ag|f~d3 AB=cA|EFGE EDDA:|
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Rafferty’s Mustache

In the track notes for his cd The Dangerous Reel, Mike Rafferty says he got this tune from a book by Willie Kelly, but the tune had no name. So they called it Rafferty’s Mustache. He and Mary Rafferty play this in a set beginning with the Aughamore Reel.

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Oh, and I’m sure this tune goes by other names, and may already be in the data base here. I searched a bunch of different phrases trying to find a match, but it won’t surprise me if I just missed it somehow. At any rate, Rafferty’s Mustache is how it’s referred to in the Dangerous Reel’s liner notes, so at least it links to the album in the Recordings section. But I’m looking forward to seeing what other names people know this by.

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Mary Rafferty is awesome! I’ll have to ask her about that tune!
🙂