X:1 T:Dougherty's Jig C:George H. Coes M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Sand Jig B:Coes Album of Jigs and Reels, something new, for professional and amateur violinists, B:leaders of orchestras, quadrille bands, and clog, reel and jig dancers; consisting of a B:Grand Collection of entirely New and Original Clog-Hornpipes, Reels, jigs, B:Scotch Reels, Irish Reels and Jigs, Waltzes, Walk-Arounds, etc. (1876, p. 43) N:Coes performed with the San Francisco Minstrels in California from 1852 to 1859. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (3D/F/A/ f/>e/d/B/ z/c/|d/A/F/D/ B,2|A,/A,A,/ D/F/A/F/|(3G/F/E/ (3F/E/D/ EG/E/| (3D/E/F/ f/>e/d/B/ z/c/|d/A/F/D/ B,2|A,/E/z/G/ F/D/E/C/|D4|| D/F/A/c/ d/f/z/f/|B/d/e/f/ g/b/z/b/|a/f/g/e/ f/d/e/c/|d/B/A/F/ E/D/B,/A,/| (3D/F/A/ f/>e/d/B/ z/c/|d/A/F/D/ B,2|A,/E/z/G/ F/D/E/C/|D4||
DOUGHERTY'S JIG. American, Sand Jig (2/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Dougherty's Jig" was composed by blackface minstrel performer and composer George H. Coes, perhaps for a fellow minstrel dancer and singer, Hugh Dougherty (for whom see "Hugh Dougherty's Essence").