Don't Touch That Green Linnet | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Don’t Touch That Green Linnet

“Don’t Touch That Green Linnet” is a composition of the late Tommy Peoples, the fiddle player from Donegal who lived in County Clare for many years and influenced many great fiddles players. Tommy’s tunes are all remarkable and I particularly like this one.

Below is a video I recorded back in 2015 as part of a 30 “tune-a-day” challenge.

X:1
T:Don’t Touch That Green Linnet
C:Tommy Peoples
R:Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Dmaj
|:D2F FEF|AFA d2a|baf afd|ege fdA|
DFF FEF|AFA dfa|baf gfe|fdB A3:||
|:a2a fdf|g2B bge|afd B/c/de|dcB A2f|
afd dfa|bge g2b|afd d2e|1 fdc d3:|2 fdc dAG||
|:F2A fdA|G2B gdB|c2e a2a|ba^g a2f|
afd dAF|G2B gdB|c2e age|fdc d3:||

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Random Tunes

Good Natured Man (The)

I learned “The Good Natured Man” with my friend Gilles Tabary (flute), on one on his visit to Doolin. I have enjoyed playing this hornpipe for many years now and it is still one of my favourites, which I particularly enjoy playing with Adrian McMahon, flute player from Kilfenora.

Read More »

Gatehouse Maid (The)

“The Gatehouse Maid” is a reel I learned from Noel O’Donoghue. after a lovely session together with Murty Ryan (accordion) and Seanie McGrath (bouzouki). This tune is very often played after “Down The Broom”, it is a popular sets which has been recorded several times. 

Read More »
Recent Comments