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Con Carthy’s Favourite

A great slide that I first heard from my friends Tom Delany and Caroline Keane with their band FourWinds. Shortly after they recorded it, I went down to Dingle and got Brendan Begley’s very first album (a gem) and also Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch’s latest album, and “Con Carthy’s Favourite” featured on both CDs, so I figured I had to learn it !

PS : I am not too sure about the key, there’s a bit of E minor in there too…

X:1
T:Con Carthy’s Favourite
R:Slide
M:12/8
L:1/8
K:Bmin
|:B2A Bcd B2A F2A|B2A Bcd e3 e2d|
B2A Bcd B2A F2G|1 AFF D2F E3 E2A:|2 AFF D2F E3 E2e||
|:f2e d2c B2A F2e|f2e def e3 e2g|
f2e d2c B2A F2G|1 AFF D2F E3 E2e:|2 AFF D2F E3 E2A||

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