The Ribbons Of The Redheaded Girl reel

Also known as The Ribbons Of The Red Head Girl, Ribbons Of The Red Headed Girl.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Ribbons Of The Redheaded Girl has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Ribbons Of The Redheaded Girl
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
G>F|:D>GG>F G2B>F|G>Bc>d f2d>f|g>fd>c B>AB2|F>GA2 F2E2|
D>GG2 G2B>F|G>Bc>d f2d>f|g>fd>c B>AF>A|1 F<GG2 G2G>F:|2 F<GG2 G4||
|:d2d>e f2d>f|g>fd>e f2d>f|g>fd>c B>AB2|F>GA2 F2E2|
D>GG2 G2B>F|G>Bc>d f2d>f|g>fd>c B>AF>A|F<GG2 G4:|
2
X: 2
T: The Ribbons Of The Redheaded Girl
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
G>F|:"Gm" D>GG>F G2A>F|G>Ac>d f2d>f|g>fd>c A>G A2|"Dm" F>GA2 "F" F>dE>d|
"Gm" D>G G2 G2A>F|G>Ac>d f2d>f|g>fd>c "F" A>G F>A|1 "Gm" {F}G>G G2G2G>F:|2 "Gm"{F}G>G G2G2A>c||
"Gm" d2d>e f2d>f|g>fd>e f2d>f|g>fd>c A>G A2|"Dm" F>GA2 "F" F>dE>d|
"Gm" D>G G2 G2A>F|G>Ac>d f2d>f|g>fd>c "F" A>G F>A|1 "Gm" {F}G>G G2G2 A>c:|2 "Gm" G>G G2G2 G<G||

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Transciption

I transcribed this by ear from the Swarbrick album "Smiddyburn", so apologies if it’s not perfect… The rhythm is very approximate!