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X:298 T:The Pigeon on the Gate M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Patsy Touhey manuscript R:Reel K:G BE~EE BdcA|BE~EE B2 AF|D2 (3FED AD (3FED|FAAc BAFA| BE~EE BdcA|BE~EE B2 AF|A2 Bc dcde|1fedf e2 dc:|2fedf e2 ed| |:Beed efed|(3Bcd ef gfec|dBAF DFAF|(3Bcd ef gfed| Beed efed|(3Bcd ef g2 ga|bgaf gfed|1egfd e2 ed:|2egfd e2 ec|| % % Altho' this splendid reel does not appear in the Bunting, Petrie or % Joyce Collections, it was pretty generally known to the pipers and % fiddlers of Chicago, hailing from the west, and south of Ireland % and always by the same name. Occasionally variants of the tune % are found in manuscript collections. In arrangement, Touhey's % setting differs both in key and style from that printed in former % O'Neill Collections.