Play the Irish Love Song "Heather on the Moor"

Posted by Danny Carnahan

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This idyllic little love ditty is from the north of Ireland and was most famously popularized by Paul Brady, himself originally from County Tyrone. Brady recorded a great version on an obscure recording titled The Gathering, which also included cuts by Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Matt Molloy, and others. The late, lamented Flying Fish label licensed it in about 1981, so perhaps copies are still out there. This excerpt from my arrangement is based on Brady‚Äôs lovely little riff.

Excerpted from Irish Songs for Guitar

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