“Dowd’s Favourite” is a very beautiful reel which I associate with the playing of Paddy Carty. It is also simply called “Dowd’s” or “O’Dowd’s” and was recorded by Tommy Peoples on his album “The Iron Man”. I am not really sure where I originally learned this tune though, I think it might have been from my friend Damian Werner.
DGGA BAGF|D~F3 CFAF|DGGA BABd|cAfc AGGF|
DGGA BAGF|D~F3 dFcF|DGGA BABd|cAfc AGGA||
B2dB FBdB|~B2dB cAFA|B2dB fBdB|cAFA BGGA|
BABd c=Bcd|BABd cAFA|GBAc Bbag|fdcA BGGf||
g~d3 gbag|f~c3 fgaf|g~d3 gbag|fdcA BGBd|
g2gf gbag|f2fg fdcA|GBAc Bbag|fdcA BGGF||