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X: 1 T: Quinn's Jig [1] % cre2<bb B: CRE 2, no. 64 (Port Ui Chuinn) I: First part very close to "Philip O'Neill" (ONMI #796) Z:Bill Black [1]] L: 1/8 M: 6/8 R: jig K: G D|GBB BA/B/d|cAA ABc|dBD GFG|ABG FED| GBB B2d|cAA ABc|dcA AGF|G3 G2 :| |:D|GBd efg|fag e2d|BdB GFG|ABG FED| GBd efg|fag e2d|BdB GFG|AGF G2 :|



QUINN'S JIG [1] (Port Uí Chuinn). AKA and see "Aherlow Jig," "Connie O'Connell's Jig (1),” "Money I Want (The)," "Philip O'Neill," "Ryan's Travels," "Spirits of Whisky (2)," "Three Little Drummers (4) (The)," "Two and Sixpenny Girl." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. According to Breathnach (1985), the title "Quinn's Jig" was from County Kerry. Quinn may have been Sean Quinn, a flute player from Cordal, County Kerry, and the source for all influential County Kerry fiddler Padraig O’Keeffe’s tunes with the name Quinn attached. However, the tune is widespread with numerous variants under a variety of titles. According to Breathnach (1985), "Ryan's Travels" was a County Limerick name for the jig.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Denis Murphy, 1966 (Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 64, p. 36.



See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]



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