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Plough And The Stars (The)

The Plough And The Stars is a reel I have learned through various sessions in the area. I also associate it with the playing of Murty Ryan, who recorded it on his duet album with Siobhan Peoples “Time On Our Hands”.

I have recorded this tune with with my friend Adrian McMahon on flute and with the help of Pat Dowling on keyboard to a video we made for the Micilín Conlon Memorial Weekend in 2020. It’s the second tune in the video, check it out below!

X:1
T:Plough And The Stars, The
C:Larry Redican
R:reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
|:GEDE GABd|g2bg aged|B~d3 edBd|gedB A2BA|
GEDE GABd|g2bg aged|B~d3 gedB|1 A2 d/B/A G2BA:|2 A2BA G2Bd||
|:~g3b a2ab|gabg aged|B~d3 edBd|gedB AcBA|
GEDE GABd|g2bg aged|B~d3 gedB|1 A2 d/B/A G2 (3def:|2 A2BA G2BA||

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