T: The Merry Boys Of Greenland
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Also known as Da Merrie Boys Of Greenland, Da Merry Boys A Greenland, Da Merry Boys Of Greenland, Da Mirrie Boys O Greenland, Da Mirrie Boys O’ Greenland, Da Mirrie Boys Of Greenland, The Merrie Boys Of Greenland, Merry Boys A’ Greenland, The Mirrie Boys Of Greenland.
There are 15 recordings of this tune.
The Merry Boys Of Greenland has been added to 11 tune sets.
The Merry Boys Of Greenland has been added to 58 tunebooks.
Got this off Swarb’s ‘Ceilidh Album’ - it’s great to play at a fair lick with other Shetland reels like Spoot o Skerry and Willafjord
I like this tune… reminds me of an old USA tune…
reminded me of this
Such A Getting Upstairs
Those Shetland tunes really remind me of early American fiddle music.
This ‘reel’ is cognate with the various guises of ‘Dance to your Daddy’ https://thesession.org/tunes/7365/comments
Works well on the flute in DMix too - Don’t know if youll get anyone to play along in that key though…
Mind you that is with a nice thumbhole for the C naturals in the second half, so I don’t know how that would sit ona conventional siomple system flute.