Another Jig Will Do

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ANOTHER JIG WILL DO (Deanfaid Port Eile). AKA - "Any Old Jig Will Do." AKA and see "He Didn't Dance All Day," "I Whistled and Called Her Back," "That's the time o' day," "Whiskey and Beer." Irish, Slip Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Brody): AABB (O'Neill). A common slip jig at modern sessions, popularized by the Boys of the Lough in the 1970's. Slip jigs tend to sound similar, lending to confusion and title drift between tunes; "Another Jig will do" has also been called "Riding a Mile (3)" the title of another slip jig.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Boys of the Lough, 1977, p. 25. Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 23. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 86. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1163, p. 219. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 437, p. 85. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 87.

Recorded sources: Philo 1026, "Boys of the Lough." Trailer LER 2090, Boys of the Lough, "Second Album."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]

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