Kimmel's Jig (2)

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X: 1 T:Kimmel's No.2 M:6/8 L:1/8 C:Trad Irish S:The Bothy Band R:jig F: K:Edor B2 e efe|B2 e efe|A2 d dcd|A2 d dcd|! B2 e efe|B2 e efg|bag agf|1 gee e2 d:|2 gee e2 f||! |:gdB GFG|FDF AGF|GBd efg|fdd def|! gdB GFG|FDF AGF|GBd efg|1 fdd def:|2 fdd d2 A||!

KIMMEL'S (JIG) [2]. AKA - "John Kimmel's Jig." AKA and see "Champion (2)," "Coleman's Cross (4)," "Paddy Ryan's Favorite Irish Jig," "Smash (The)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). E Minor ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was recorded under the title "The Smash" in 1916 by a Brooklyn resident of German ancestry, accordionist John J. “Dutch” Kimmel, who recorded mostly Irish tunes for Edison and Columbia in the early 20th century. It can also be heard on early 78 RPM recordings by the Flanagan Brothers, Eddie Herborn, Paddy Killoran and others, according to Philippe Varlet. The second tune in the set played by Declan Masterson and Kevin Glackin on "Face the Hob," and by the Bothy Band (1975).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, late 1980's [Taylor].

Printed sources : - Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 32 (appears as "Kimmel's No. 2").

Recorded sources : - Columbia A-2036 (78 RPM), John J. Kimmel (Aug., 1916. As "The Smash", 3rd tune in medley after “Haste to the Wedding” and “Larry O’Gaff”). Mulligan LUN 002, The Bothy Band- "The Bothy Band '75" (appears as "Coleman's Cross").

See also listing at :
Hear John Kimmel's 1916 recording at ITMA [1] and the Internet Archive [2]

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