High Road to Sligo

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X:1 T:Bóthar Mór go Sligeach, An T:High Road to Sligo M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Breathnach - Ceol Rince na hÉirreann vol. 1 (1963, No. 33, p. 14) K:Bm d/e/|fdB Bcd|ecA ~BAG|FAA ABc|dcd ~ede| ddB Bcd|ecA BAG|FAA Aag|fdd d2:| B|Aff {g}fef|{a}gfg efg|afd dcd|Bed cBd| Aff fef|{a}gfg efg|afd bge|~edc dcB| Aff Aff|{a}gfg efg|afd dcd|Bed cBA| fdB gec|afd bge|{b}aga bge|edc d2||



HIGH ROAD TO SLIGO (Am Bóthar Mór go Sligeach). AKA and see "Coach Road to Sligo (2) (The)," "Coleman's Jig (4)," "Tar Road to Sligo." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Another name for the tune usually called "Tar Road to Sligo" nowadays. The melody was recorded under this title by Galway accordion player Joe Burke.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The Bridge Ceili Band [Mulvihill]; accordion player Sonny Brogan (County Sligo/Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉirreann vol. I), 1963; No. 33, p. 14. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 41, p. 73.






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