Paddy was up to Ganger

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X:1 T:Paddy was up to Ganger M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Kerr – Merry Melodies, vol. 2, No. 264 (c. 1880’s) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (d/c/)|BAG AGE|DGA BAG|BAG dcB|BAA AGA| BAG AGE|DGA BAG|Bdg dBG|AEF G2:| |:B|GBd efg|dBG AGE|GBd efg|fdd def| gfe dcB|AGA BGE|DcB AGA|BGG G2:|

PADDY WAS UP TO GANGER. AKA and see "Dear Lisa," "Flaxdresser (The)," "Have a Drink on Me," "Have a Drink with Me," "Thade Janey Buckley's," "Vaughan's Favorite." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title is close to Stephen Grier's "Paddy was up to the Gauger," although the tunes themselves are unrelated.

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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 61. Jarman & Co. (Cornhusker’s Book of Old Time Fiddlin’ Tunes), 1938. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 264, p. 29. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 90.

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