Johnny McGreevy from Chicago played this reel for me in 1972. I have given it this title because it reminds me of 'Tansey's Reel', a tune recorded by the Sligo fiddle player Paddy Killoran. My good friends Jimmy Noonan and Dan Gurney recorded this version at my home in Maine. Thanks, lads. Well done: great swing!
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Noonan, Jimmy (flute) and Gurney, Dan (accordion), “McGreevy's Tansey's,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed February 19, 2018, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/575.