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X:1 T:Jimmy's Return M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1444 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Bmin e | f2 Bc dBfB | cAec aecA | f2 Bc dBfB | cAec dBBe | f2 Bc dBfB | cAec aecA | BcdB cdea | fdec dB B || c | Bbfd BcdB | cAec aecA | Bbfd BcdB | cAec dBBc | Bbfd BcdB | cAcA aecA | Baga fgef | dfec dB B ||

JIMMY'S RETURN (Fillead Seamusin). AKA and see Dunrobin Castle (4)," "Forfar Hunt," "Séamus Meehan's." Irish, Reel. B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850): AA'BB' (O'Neill/Krassen). O'Neill makes no mention of where he obtained this tune, which does not appear in older Irish collections. It is, however, a version a the Scottish "Forfar Hunt" or "Dunrobin Castle (4)," the latter having been printed in William Gunn's collection of Highland pipe tunes in 1848.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 140. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1444, p. 268.

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