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Longford Collector (The)

The Longford Collector is the second tune of one of Irish traditional music’s most famous sets of reels, from the playing of Michael Coleman : “The Tarbolton”, “The Longford Collector” and “The Sailor’s Bonnet”.

I learned this set through various sessions but associate it mostly with Noel O’Donoghue and Seán Vaughan.

X:1
T:Longford Collector, The
R:reel
M:4/4
K:G
|:~G3A Bcdg|e~B3 eBdB|G2GA B2dB|AcBA GEDE|
GFGA Bcdg|e~B3 d2ef|g2af gedB|1 AcBA GEDE:|2 AcBA GED2||
|:gfga gedg|e~B3 d2ef|g2af gedB|AcBA GED2|
~g3a gedg|e~B3 d2ef|gbaf gedB|1 AcBA GED2:|2 AcBA GEDE||

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