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Collier’s (The)

“The Collier’s” is a common session tune and one of my favourite reels. I associate this tune with the great Tommy Peoples, but also with my friend John Fitzpatrick, who is a great local whistle player here in Doolin with a style that reminds me very much of Micho Russell.

I recorded this tune with my friend JB Samzun on our album “Aughavinna” which we released in 2020. If you’d like to support Tunes From Doolin you can order a CD or Digital Download Here.

I also published a video of “The Collier’s” on the YouTube channel, you can watch it below!

X:1
T:Collier’s (The)
R:Reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Dmix
|:FDFG A2AB|cAdB cAGB|Add^c d2de|fde^c d^cAG|
F2FG AGAB|cAdB cAGB|Add^c ABAG|1 EFGE FDDE:|2 EFGE FDD2||
|:f2eg fde^c|Add^c Adde|f2eg fde^c|AGAB c2cd|
eaag efge|dfed cAGB|Add^c ABAG|1 EFGE FDD2:|2 EFGE FDDE||

3 thoughts on “Collier’s (The)”

    1. Thanks for the comment Martin! Unfortunately I am “only” a melody player and wouldn’t know much about chords 🙁

  1. T: The Colliers’
    M: 4/4
    L: 1/8
    K: Dmix
    |:”D”FDFG A3B|”C”cAdB cAGB|”D”Add^c d2de|”C”fde^c dcAG|
    “D”FDFG A3B|”C”cAdB cAGB|”D”Add^c ABAG| “C”EFGE “D”FDDE:|
    |:”D”f2eg fde^c|”C”Add^c Adde|”D”f2eg fde^c|”C”AGAB c3d|
    “D”eaag efge|”C”dfed cAGB|”D”Add^c ABAG|”C”EFGE “D”FDDE:|

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