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X:1 T:John Blessing's Delight R:Jig D:Tommy Peoples: Traditional Irish Music Played on the Fiddle L:1/8 M:6/8 Z:Ted Hastings K:G D|G3 AGA|Bdd efg|GBG AGA|BGE EDE|! G3 AGA|Bdd efg|edB AGA|{B}AGF G2:|! |:d|gfg efg|fdd {e}dfd|gag aga|bge e2 d|! gbg efg|agf efg|edB AGA|{B}AGF G2:||

JOHN BLESSING'S DELIGHT. AKA and see "Best in the Bag (The)," "Happy Mistake (The)," "Jackson's Bottle of Claret," "Jackson's Mistake," "King (The)," "King's Jig (2)," "Miss Monroe's Jig (1)," "Mrs. Monroe's Jig," "Mrs. Monroe (1)," "Mrs. Spens Monroe," "Munster Jig (1) (The)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. John Blessing was a latter-20th century flute player from near Mohill, County Leitrim. The tune however, was first published under the title "Mrs. Spens Munro's Jig" by Glasgow publisher James Aird, in his Selections of Scotch, Irish, English and Foreign Airs, vol. IV (1782).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Treoir, 1991

Recorded sources : - GTD Heritage Trad. HCD 008, Tommy Peoples - "Traditional Irish Music Played on the Fiddle."

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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