Tom Billy's Jig (2)

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TOM BILLY'S (JIG) [2]. AKA – “Tom Billy’s Favourite.” AKA and see “Blathana an earraigh,” “Flowers of Spring (2),” “Katie’s Fancy.” Irish, Jig (6/8 time). A Dorian (most versions): E Dorian (Deloughery). Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’.


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Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 31, p. 19 (appears as “Flowers of Spring/Blathanna an Earraigh”). Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 3), 1976; No. 67.Ceol, vol. 2, No. 4. Deloughery (Slibah Luachra on Parade), 1980; No. 24. Moylan (Johnny O’Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 242, p. 140. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 4 (appears as “Tom Billy’s Favourite”).

Recorded sources : - Claddagh CC5, Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford - “The Star Above the Garter” (1969). Shanachie 79044, Tommy Peoples - "The Iron Man." Tara 2006, “Tony Linnane & Noel Hill.”




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