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Campbell’s Reel

This is a reel I learned from the old LP “The Russell Family”, featuring Micho, Packie & Gussie Russell. This particular tune is played on the recording by Micho and Gussie, both on tin whistle. I haven’t heard it in session that much, but it’s a nice tune nonetheless.

X:1
T:Campbell’s Reel
R:Reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Dmix
|:dcAG FGAB|c2AB cded|dcAG FGA2|fde^c d2de|
dcAG FGAB|cBAB cdec|dcAG FGA2|fde^c d3e:||
|:fdd^c dfaf|ecc2 efge|fdd^c dfaf|ed^cB A2Ae|
faaf a2af|gbaf g2fg|a2ag fde^c|1 d2de f2eg:|2 d2de f2e2||

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