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John Dwyer’s

“John Dwyer’s” is a popular session tune composed by John Dwyer of the famously musical family of west Cork (John is a brother of Finbar, Richard and Micheal). I learned this tune from Christy Barry, Terry Bingham and James Devitt, and I now particularly enjoy playing this reel with Adrian McMahon, a great young flute player from Kilfenora.

X:1
T:John Dwyer’s
M:4/4
L:1/8
R:Reel
K:G
|:d~B3 GEDE|G~B3 dBGB|A2AG AGED|EGAB c2Bc|
d~B3 GEDE|G~B3 dBGA|B2BA BddB|1 AGAB G2ge:|2 dBAB G2ga||
|:b~g3 b~g3|a~f3 afdf|b~g3 bgag|eaag a2ga|
bgg2 agef|g2ge dBGA|B2BA BddB|AGAB G2ga:||

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  1. Hi could you tell me what the numbers mean between the letters. I am learning the banjo my self. Thank you if you can help.

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