​  Tune For January

Hello and Welcome to my first tune of the New Year!! Happy 2022 to all far and near and I hope this year will be a good one for all of us.



I have decided to start off the New Year with a lovely reel called "Murphy's Greyhound.  It is an old East Clare reel.  I believe it is more widely known by the name "O Reilly's Greyhound" but word has it that Martin "Junior"Crehan corrected the name as "Murphy's Greyhound".  So that is what I will call it.  I most recently heard this tune on Randal Bays lovely fiddle album "Up The West" and immediately was reminded of Kitty Hayes and her recording of it.

I recorded it in the key of C, D, and G.  You can pick which one you like best and learn it that way or learn all 3 :-) 


I have included a link to the YouTube clip of the great Kitty Hayes playing it in C and she follows it by another great reel called "The Limerick Lassies".









I have attached a link to Randal Bays album "Up The West" also so you can hear his lovely playing and "Murphy's Greyhound" is track 4!

https://randalbays.bandcamp.com/album/up-the-west










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​​​​​Flo's Tunes Of The Month

  • The Hearty Boys Of Ballymote in E.mp31:22

  • Murphys Greyhound (Gmaj)1:30

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  • The Grassy Road Jig2:03

  • Michael Dwyer's Jig Set3:13

Tunes From The Flaggy Shore 

  • The Caves Of Kiltanon Jig.mp32:05

  • Murphys Greyhounds (Dmaj)1:21

  • Queen of The Rushes Jig1:55

  • Murphy's Greyhound (Cmaj)1:24

  • The Reel with the Beryl .mp32:05

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