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Rakish Paddy (Reel)

Well, here's an ould one to get me going after our typically tropical, Irish summer of hazy days, baking heat and sun soaked frolics around the pool...

Clancy springs very much to mind on this one (plenty of oportunity for opulent Clancy-style accented C naturals!) An excellent chance recording of him going to town on it is included in the recently released RTE collection. Johnny Doran also tore it up in great style, and clearly influenced Clancy's rendition in no small way.

There's a slew of fine fiddle versions of this with extra parts, and variations on parts, and variations on variations on parts... here's just two parts from me: I'm convalescing from severe bruising caused by rain over here.

Regards,

Harry.

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