One of the most popular reels in Cape Breton, this tune is a setting of an older Irish reel, The Old Maids of Galway (Ryan's Mammoth Collection). It has been recorded dozens of times - Ashley MacIsaac recorded it on Fine Thank You Very Much

Notation above is a scan from John Campbell's book, A Cape Breton Legacy. It was previously published in The DunGreen Collection

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