Loughrea Jig (The)

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LOUGHREA JIG, THE. Irish, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody is a version of "Frost is all Over (1) (The)," "On a Monday Morning," "Praties are Dug and the Frost is all Over (The)," "What Would You do if the Kettle Boiled Over?/What Would I do if the Kettle Boiled Over," "What Would You do if You Married a Soldier?" Loughrea is the name of both a lake and a town in County Galway.

Source for notated version: Joe Burke via accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border), recorded in concert at 'The Merchant', August, 1993 [Moylan].

Printed sources: Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 72, pp. 41-42.

Recorded sources: Topic 12T357, Johnny O'Leary - "Music for the Set" (1977. Untitled-last part of third track).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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