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Drowsy Maggie

“Drowsy Maggie” is one of the most famous reel in Irish Traditional Music. It is a great little tune and I only started playing again recently. This version is quite standard, but there is also a wonderful three part versions going around, which is associated with the great accordion Joe Cooley. I will try to post it soon.

Watch the video of the basic version below!

X:1
T:Drowsy Maggie
R:Reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Edor
E2BE dEBE|E2BE AFDF|E2BE dEBE|BABc dAFD|
E2BE dEBE|E2BE AFDF|E2BE dEBE|BABc dAFA||
d2fd c2ec|d2fe fgaf|d2fd c2ed|B2Bc dAFA|
d2fd c2ec|d2fe f2aa|bfaf gfed|B2Bc dAFD||

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