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JACKSON'S PIPES. AKA - "Jackson's Piper." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The tune, bearing the name of the 18th century gentleman uilleann piper Walker 'Piper' Jackson, of the townland of Lisdaun, parish of Ballingarry, Aughrim, County Limerick, appears as "Jackson's Piper" in Levey's 1873 collection. It also appears in Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman's mid-19th century music manuscripts. Goodman (1828-1896) was himself an uilleann piper and an Irish speaker who collected locally in County Cork and elsewhere in Munster. He also obtained tunes from manuscripts and printed collections.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Goodman, vol. 3; p. 89. Shields/Goodman (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1998; No. 413, p. 163. Levey (Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection), 1873; No. 96, p. 43.

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