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Green Groves of Erin (The)

“The Green Groves of Erin” is a very famous reel which I learned through various sessions. Micho Russell recorded a lovely version of this tune, however I really associate with The Bothy Band, their version on the album “After Hours” is truly remarkable and a classic set.

X:1
T:Green Groves of Erin, The
M:4/4
R:Reel
K:Ador
A2cA eAcA|G2Bd gdBG|A2cA eAcA|BGEF GABG|
A2cA eAd/B/A|G2Bd gdBG|A2cA eAcA|BGEF GABd||
eaag eaag|e~g3 e~g3|eaag eaag|egfa gedg|
e~a3 bgaf|egfa g2ge|dega bgag|egfa gedB||

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