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Larry’s Favourite

“Larry’s Favourite” is a composition of Paddy O’Brien from Tipperary. I learned this great reel from my friend Johannes Perritaz, a great flute player from Switzerland. I also associate this tune with Siobhan Peoples and Murty Ryan, who recorded it on their album “Time on our Hands”.

X:1
T:Larry’s Favourite
R:reel
C:Paddy O’Brien
M:4/4
K:Ador
|:EAAG ABcd|e~A3 BAGE|G2DG EGDE|GABd edBG|
EAAG ABcd|e~A3 BAGE|GABd gedB|1 (3ABc BG A2AG:|2 (3ABc BG A2Bd||
|:eaag egfg|e~A3 edBe|d2BG AGEF|GABd g2fg|
eaag egfg|e~A3 BAGE|GABd gedB|(3ABc BG A2Bd:|
|:eaag a2ga|b~g3 abge|dggf g2eg|d~B3 GABd|
eaag a2ga|b~g3 abge|d~B3 gedB|1 (3ABc BG ABcd:|2 (3ABc BG A2AG||

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