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X:1 % T:Rosemary Lane M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:D A/G/ | {G}FEF DFA | {e}dce dcB | AdB AFD | EFD EAG | FEF DFA | dce dcB | Ade faf | gec d2 :| |: f/g/ | aba fed | {a}gfg ece | fed Bcd | edB ABc | ~d3 AFA | Bed cBA | faf gec | Adc d2 :|]



ROSEMARY LANE (Lána Rosemary). AKA and see "McCann's Jig." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Sean Quinn finds that “Rosemary Lane” was composed by Joseph "J.S." Crofts who wrote several books of dance music that were published by Waltons of Dublin in the late 1950s. "McCann's Jig" is the name Glasgow piper Pat McNulty used for the tune in his 1960's Dance Music of Ireland collection.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Kathleen Collins [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRE III), 1985; No. 9, p. 6. McGuire & Keegan (Irish Tunes by the 100, vol. 1), 1975; No. 16, p. 4.

Recorded sources: - City Spark CDF-3342, Scartaglen - "Last Night's Fun: Irish Music in America" (1992). RBM 463 902, Oisin – “Winds of Change.” Shanachie 29002, Kathleen Collins – “Traditional Music of Ireland” (1976).



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