Raggle Taggle Gypsy

raggle taggle gypsy tin whistle sheet music

A traditional folk song about a married lady who runs off from her lord, leaving her wealthy life behind to join the gypsy life.

There is a small instrumental melody line which is played as intro and repeated a few times throughout the song. There … Read more

Ballyfin Slide

ballyfin slide tin whistle sheet music notes

If you want to see, hear and feel the heart of Irish music, you definitely have to watch the movie The Chieftains, Live over Ireland, Water from the Well. This recording from the movie, the tune The Ballyfin Slide from Paddy Moloney, has it all. … Read more

Rathlin Island-Sporting Paddy

Sharon Shannon tin whistle rathling island sporting paddy

The Rathlin Island reel and Sporting Paddy reel have become famous by this incredible performance of Sharon Shannon on tin whistle. I think this version of Sharon Shannon is absolutely one of the funkiest ones. Beautiful virtuoso tin whistle playing and what a great band! … Read more

Galway Girl

Galway girl on tin whistle steve earl

The Galway Girl is a song written by Steve Earle and recorded with Sharon Shannon in 2000. Eight years later a cover of the song by Mundy and Sharon broke all download records in Ireland. It is a real party song and seems like the … Read more

Saddle the Pony

Saddle the pony tin whistle notes chords and sheet music

Saddle the Pony is a lively and easy to play jig to make you happy. Listen and look to this lovely recording and you feel the sun shining through the fog. A funny detail in the recording I chose to illustrate the tune is that … Read more

The Sunset

The sunset sheet music tin whistle notes and chords

This beautiful tune was recorded by Altan on their first album in 1987. On the original recording Frankie Kennedy plays the tune on flute. Unfortunately, Frank passed away in 1994. On this spine-chilling live version it is Ciarán Tourish playing the tin whistle. He normally … Read more

Gallipoli

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The Battle of Gallipoli was one of the Allies great disasters in World War One. The battle started in April 1915 on on the Gallipoli peninsula in the Ottoman Empire. The campaign was thought up by Winston Churchill to end the war early by creating … Read more

Kesh Jig

Kesh Jig tin whistle notes chords

The Kesh Jig is probably one of the most widely played Irish session tunes. It has become famous by the Bothy Band after they recorded it at their first album in 1975. Flute and tin whistle player Matt Molloy plays the song on flute, but … Read more