Shamrock (Slip Jig) (The)

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X:1 T:Shamrock, The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:Kerr – Merry Melodies, vol. 3, No. 231 (c. 1880’s) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A A2A cBA cde | A2A cBA GFE | A2A cBA cde | fga e2d cBA :| |: cde ece e3 | cde ecA GFE | cde ece e3 | fga e2d cBA :|]



SHAMROCK (SLIP JIG), THE (An tSeamróg). Irish, Scottish; Slip Jig (9/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the related “Waterford Girls.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Bernard Bogue (County Monaghan & County Tyrone) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 33, p. 20. Kennedy (Fiddler’s Tune Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 72, p. 17. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880s; No. 231, p. 26.

Recorded sources: -



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