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Flogging Reel (The)

“The Flogging Reel” is one of my favourite tunes. I don’t remember where I learned it from but I associate it with the great banjo player from Doolin, Kevin Griffin.

X:1
T:Flogging Reel (The)
R:Reel
M:4/4
K:G
|:B~G3 BGdG|B~G3 Bdgd|B~G3 BdcB|AGFG ABcA:||
~g3d BGBd|g2ge faaf|g2gd BdcB|AGFG ABcA|
~g3d BGBd|g2eg faa2|bgaf gedB|AGFG ABcA||
Bdgd Bdgd|Bdgd B~G3|Ac=fc Ac=fc|Ac=fc B~G3|
Bdgd Bdgd|Bdef ~g3a|bgaf gedB|AGFG ABcA||

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