The Limestone Rock | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Limestone Rock (The)

“The Limestone Rock” is a common session tune here in North Clare and the name is actually a reference to the Burren. This reel appears in O’Neill’s book as “Tit for Tat”. It is very often followed by “The Humours of Loughrea”, another great reel. I learned this set from Noel O’Donoghue.

X:1
T:Limestone Rock (The)
M:4/4
R:Reel
K:G
B~G3 AGFA|D~G3 A2dc|B~G3 A2AB|cABG A2dc|
B~G3 AGFA|D~G3 A2dc|B~G3 A2AB|(3cBA BG A2 (3Bcd||
e2dg e~B3|eBdB A2 (3Bcd|e~B3 g~B3|cABG A2Bd|
e2ed eaaf|gedB A2BA|GABd g2gb|agef gedc||

1 thought on “Limestone Rock (The)”

  1. Pingback: Humours of Loughrea (The) | ABC & Sheet Music | Tunes From Doolin

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Random Tunes

Green Gowned Lass (The)

“The Green Gowned Lass” is a reel I learned from Mary MacNamara and her brother Andrew MacNamara. Their album “Open Hearth” is one of my favourite albums ever. This particular tune is the second of a set I have enjoyed playing with my friend Stéphane for many years. The first reel in that set is “Joe Bane’s”. 

Read More »

Rolling Wave (The)

“The Rolling Wave” is a jig I associate with Tony MacMahon, the great box player from Clare. He recorded it on the album “MacMahon From Clare” but it was also released on the live album with Steve Cooney more recently.

Read More »

George White’s Favourite

A reel I like very much, “George White’s Favourite” is a tune that I associate with Christy Barry, Terry Bingham and James Devitt. It was also recorded by Hugh & Colm Healy on their album “Macalla na hÓige”, for which particular set they were joined by Noel O’Donoghue and Eric Healy.

Read More »
Recent Comments