Lillies in the Field (Reel) | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

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Lillies in the Field

I learned “The Lillies in the Field” from Terry Bingham’s wonderful concertina album (he calls it “PJ Conlon’s on his album). It is a great reel which I have enjoyed playing for many years now and I also associate it with the playing of Tony MacMahon.

This reel was actually one of the first tunes I ever recorded on my YouTube channel back in 2015 (second video below). I recorded “The Lillies In The Field” again in September 2021 (I forgot it was on the channel already!), so that’s the first video below.

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T:Lillies in the Field, The
R:reel
M:4/4
K:D
Addc A2AB|cBcd e2dc|Addc ~A3B|cAGE EDD2|
Addc A2AB|c2cd ecdc|Addc ~A3B|cAGE EDD2||
d2fd Adfd|(3Bcd ef g2fe|d2fd Adfd|eaag eddc|
d2fd Adfd|cdef g2fg|afge d2cd|eaag eddc||

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