Fighting Paddy (The)

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X:1 T:Fighting Paddy, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5 B:(London, 1788, No. 165, p. 83) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D G|(F/G/A)A AFd|BGB AFd|(F/G/A)A AFd|Bed {d}cBA| (F/G/A)A AFd|BGB AFd|Bgf edc|d3 D2:| |:e|(f/g/a)f (g/a/b)g|(e/f/g)e (f/g/a)f|(d/e/f)d (e/f/g)e|Bed {d}cBA| (f/g/a)f (g/a/b)g|(e/f/g)e (f/g/a)f|Bgf {f}edc|d3-d2:|]



FIGHTING PADDY, THE. AKA and see "Trip to Dublin (1)." English?, Irish?; Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The Thompson's "Fighting Paddy" was printed nearly identically a century later by Boston music publisher Elias Howe under the title "Trip to Dublin (1)."


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Printed sources : - Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), London, 1788; No. 165, p. 83.






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