Laura’s Favourite reel

By Martin Mulhaire

Also known as Laura Mulhaire’s, Laura’s Favorite.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

Laura's Favourite has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Laura's Favourite
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
f|:gdBd cBcA|(3Bcd BG FDDC|B,CDE FGAB|c2 cB cAFA|
(3BAG GF GDB,D|CEED DEFG|AGAB cdeg|1 (3fed cA G2 Bd:|2 (3fed cA G2 B2||
dggf gdBd|ec (3ccc dBGB|Aaag abag|fgag fdcA|
(3Bcd Bd cA (3AAA|BG (3GGG AFDE|FGAB cdeg|1 (3fed cA GABc:|2 (3fed cA G4||
# Added by Kenny .

Two comments

Laura’s Favourite

The first “Cherish The Ladies” recording on “Shanachie” featured female musicians playing Irish music in the USA. A 2nd “follow-up” album was recorded, but on this occasion, the female musicians, the “daughters”, were recorded playing duets with their musical fathers. Not surprisingly, it was called “Fathers & Daughters”. This reel is yet another fine composition by accordion player Martin Mulhaire, who plays it as a duet along with his daughter Laura, playing the melody on piano. I’ve always thought it a fine tune, but have never heard it played anywhere other than on that particular record. Hopefully, posting it here may increase its’ popularity.

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It is on…….

Warming Up which has a multitude of Martin’s fine compositions. Seamus Connelly is on it as well.