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X:1 T:Johnny Dennehy's D:Jackie Daly, "Many's a Wild Night" M:6/8 L:1/8 R:jig Z:Paul de Grae K:A E | A2 B cBc | Ace a2 f | ecA BAF | BcB BAF | A2 B cBc | Ace a2 f | ecA BAB | cAA A2 :|| ||: f | ece a2 f | ece a2 f | ecA BAF | BcB BAF | A2 B cBc | Ace a2 f | ecA BAB | cAA A2 :||



JOHNNY DENNEHY'S. AKA and see "Chalk Sunday," "Pretty Jane," "Tom Billy's Jig (3)," "White Pony (The)." Irish, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Máire O'Keefe remarks that the jig comes from the playing of Maurice O'Keeffe who had it from John Dennehy, a fiddler from the Farranfore area whose playing was greatly influenced by Tom Billy Murphy the travelling music teacher of Sliabh Luarchra (Cork/Kerry). The tune appears to be a version of Joyce's "Chalk Sunday." See also "Bill Collins"/"Dan Collin's Father's Jig."


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Recorded sources : - Gael-Linn CEF 176, Jackie Daly - "Many's a Wild Night" (1995).




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