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FRIENDLY JACK (Sean Muintireac). AKA and see "Donnybrook Boy" "Jackson's Frolic," "Kitty of Oulart," "Mulberry Bush (The)." Irish, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See note for "Jackson's Frolic."

Source for notated version: "Fielding" [O'Neill]. Reverend James K. Fielding was a Chicago priest and flute player, and a member of O'Neill's circle of Irish musicians and contributors. He was born in the 1860's in Mooncoin, County Kilkenny, and was widely known in Chicago as "a proponent and promoter of traditional Irish pastimes."

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 742, p. 138.

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