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Sailor on the Rock (The)

The Sailor on the Rock is a great session tune that I associate with the playing of Joe Cooley, the legendary accordion player from Peterswell, Co. Galway. I learned this reel through various sessions, can’t really pin one down in particular as it is quite a popular session tune.

X:1
T:Sailor On The Rock (The)
R:Reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Dmaj
defd B2AG|ADFD FAAB|defd B2AG|ABdf efdB|
defd B2AG|A~D3 A2AG|defd B2dB|ABdf e2de||
faag fddf|~g3a bgeg|faag fedB|ABde fdde|
faag f2df|gfga bgeg|f2fe d2dB|ABdf efdB||

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