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