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Hold The Reins

I learned “Hold The Reins” from a session recording I made of a nice evening in Hotel Doolin back in 2008 with my friend Stéphane, Yvonne Casey and Terry Bingham. It was also recorded by accordion and concertina player from Chicago John Williams, who has spent a lot of time in Doolin over the years, and Maeve Donnelly and Peader O’Loughlin also recorded it under the name “The Dublin Lads”.

X:1
T:Hold The Reins
T:Dublin Lads, The
R:reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Gmaj
g2dc B~G3|ABcA defd|g2dc B~G3|BdcA GABd|
g2dc B2GG|ABcA defd|g2dc B~G3|BdcA G2Bc||
d~f3 d~g3|defd edBA|d~f3 d~g3|fdcA G2Bc|
d~f3 d~g3|defd edBc|d~g3 bgag|fdcA G2Bd||

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