Jig Away the Donkey

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JIG AWAY THE DONKEY. AKA - "Jigging the Donkey." AKA and see "Dark Haired Lass (2)," "Fair Haired Lass," "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.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

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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