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Banks of the Shannon (The)

“The Banks of the Shannon” is a composition Paddy Taylor, flute player from Limerick. It is also know simply as “Paddy Taylor’s Jig” by many. I associate this tune with Noel O’Donoghue who recorded it with his band Moher.

X:1
T:Banks of the Shannon (The)
T:Paddy Taylor’s Jig
R:Jig
C:Paddy Taylor
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
|:~A3 gfg|a2a efg|f2f ged|cAG EFG|
~A3 ~g3|a3 efg|fed cAG|1 Adc d2c:|2 Adc d2e||
|:fed edc|d2d cAG|~A3 DFA|fed ecA|
fed edc|ded cde|fed cAG|1 Adc d2e:|2 Adc d2d||

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