Annotation:Jinkin' Mermaid (The)

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JINKIN' MERMAID, THE. Irish, Reel. Ireland, County Donegal. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by fiddler Dinny McLaughlin, from the Inishowen area of County Donegal. The tune takes its name from a float of Noah's Ark, sponsored by Ballymagan Celtic, for a St. Patrick's Day parade. The float featured jinkin' (jumping) mermaids.

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Printed sources: Fiddler Magazine, Winter 2008/09, vol. 15, No. 4; p. 10.

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