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Dinny O’Brien’s

I learned “Dinny O’Brien’s” at a workshop with Terry Bingham during the Russell Memorial Weekend a few years ago. It is a reel written by the great composer Paddy O’Brien from Tipperary and I used to play it a lot with my friend JB Samzun on fiddle. In fact, we used to play it in a set together with “Jackson’s”.

X:1
T:Dinny O’Brien’s
C:Paddy O’Brien
R:Reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Dmix
|:f~d3 ABcA|dcAd cAGE|D2FD ADFD|EGAB cdeg|
f2dd ABcA|dcAd cAGE|D2FD EGAB|cAGE FDD2:|
|:fdd^c defg|add2 adfd|eccB cdef|g~c3 gceg|
fddc ABcA|dcAd cAGE|D2FD EGAB|cAGE FDD2:||

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