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Maid I Ne’er Forgot (The)

The Maid I Ne’er Forgot is often played before the Lads of Laois, another great reel. They were recorded together by Nollaig Casey & Arty McGlynn and the set was played at the local session I used to go to in Switzerland. I learned it here in Doolin though, from sessions with Christy Barry, Colin Nea and the great Michael Kelleher on fiddle.

X:1
T:Maid I Ne’er Forgot, The
R:reel
M:4/4
K:Edor
|:~E3F GFGA|B2Ad dBA=c|BGEF GAB^c|d2e^c dBAF|
E2EF ~G3A|B2Ad dBA=c|BGEF GAB^c|1 dBAF GEED:|2 dBAF G~E3||
|:~B3d ~e3f|geaf gfed|BGEF GAB^c|dBAG FGAF|
E2BE dEBE|B2Ad dBA=c|BGEF GAB^c|1 dBAF G~E3:|2 dBAF GEED||

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