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Gorman’s

I learned “Gorman’s Reel” from my friend Johannes, a a great flute player from Switzerland, during the Willie Clancy week in Miltown Malbay. It is also known as “Throw Away The Keys”.

X:1
T:Gorman’s
R:reel
M:4/4
K:D
|:A2AB defa|a2fd efdB|A2AB defe|dBAF EFD2:||
a2af defa|a2fd efdf|a2af defe|dBAF EFD2|
~a3f defa|a2fd efdB|A2AB defe|dBAF EFD2||

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