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Heather Breeze (The)

“The Heather Breeze” is one of the most common reel in sessions across Ireland. It is a very old tune which I have learned through sessions, but I associate it with Micho Russell and his brothers Packie and Gussie. They recorded it on the album “The Russell Family”.

X:1
T:Heather Breeze, The
R:reel
M:4/4
K:G
|:DGBG dGBG|DFAF cFAF|DGBG dGBG|1 AdcA BGAF:|2 AdcA BGBd||
|g2gf gbag|f2de fgaf|g2gf gbag|fdcA BGBd|
g2gf gbag|f2de fgaf|defg a2ag|fdcA BGAF||

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