Garrett Barry's | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Share This Post

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

Garrett Barry’s

I learned “Garrett Barry’s” as one of my first jigs, from my friend Stéphane Germain here in Doolin. It is a common session tune associated with the blind piper Garrett Barry from Inagh, in Co. Clare.

X:1
T:Garrett Barry’s
R:Jig
M:6/8
K:Dmix
|:DEF ~G3|AGE c2A|dcA d2e|fed cAG|
~F3 GFG|AGA cde|dcA GEA|DED D2A:||
|:dcA d2e|fed ege|dcA c2d|ege dcA|
dcA d2e|fed ege|dcA GEA|DED D2A:||

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Random Tunes

Her Lovely Hair Was Flowing Down Her Back

“Her Lovely Hair Was Flowing Down Her Back” is a hornpipe I first learned from The Mulcahy Family on their wonderful album “Notes From The Heart”. I came across this tune many times and in different keys, so I transcribed two keys below, Aminor and Bminor. I think it is also played in Gminor sometimes.

Read More »

Donegal Reel (The)

“The Donegal Reel” is a tune I learned from Terry Bingham at a workshop during the Russell Weekend 2012. It is a favourite of my friend Pat Lynch, fiddle player from Kilfenora.

Read More »

Apples in Winter (version)

This is a version of the well-known jig Apples in Winter (standard setting here). I got it from Jack Talty and Aine Bird on the album “Tunes In The Church”, and it comes from the playing of Tom Carey and Solus Lillis I believe.

Read More »