Jig Away the Donkey

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X:1 T:Mick Hoy's T:Jig away the Donkey T:Fair Haired Lass, The R:reel H:Also in Ador, #669. See also #769 Z:id:hn-reel-558 Z:transcribed by henrik.norbeck@mailbox.swipnet.se M:C| L:1/8 K:Amix ea~a2 eg~g2|ea~a2 ABcd|ea~a2 efge|afge d2cd:| |:eA~A2 efgf|eA~A2 BAGB|ABcd efge|afge d2cd:|



JIG AWAY THE DONKEY. AKA - "Jigging the Donkey." AKA and see "Dark Haired Lass (2)," "Fair Haired Lass (1)," "Merry Harriers (The)," "Mick Hoy's." Irish, Reel. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was played in a set with "Piper on Horseback (The)/Mist on the Mountain (The)" by northern Irish musicians Frankie Kennedy (flute) and Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (fiddle) on tour in America in the mid-1970's.


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Recorded sources : - Shanachie Records, "Cherish The Ladies: Irish Women Musicians in America" (2005) Gerry O'Connor, Gabriel McArdle & Martin Quinn - "Jig Away the Donkey: Music and Song of South Ulster."

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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