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CLAY PIPE. AKA and see "Fire in the Mountains (8)," "Monaghan Jig (The)." Irish, American, Canadian; Double Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. E Minor (Harding, Robbins): E Dorian (Cranford). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC (Harding, Robbins): AA'BB'CC' (Cranford/Fitzgerald): AABBCCDD (Monaghan Jig). Three-turn versions were published in The Harding Collection and O'Neill's. According to Paul Cranford (1997), a four-turn setting first appeared in 1809 in Gow's 5th Collection (with a new variation by Mr. Sharpe of Hoddom). Sligo/New York fiddler Michael Coleman recorded a four-turn version with a different fourth part in the 1920's. Smollet Holden published a version as "Fire in the Mountains (8)" in his Collection of Favorite Irish Airs (London, c. 1841).