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Eddie Kelly’s

This is a jig composed by Eddie Kelly, fiddle player from East Galway. He wrote several other beautiful tunes, including “The Meelick Team“. I learned this particular one from my friend Stéphane.

X:1
T:Eddie Kelly’s
C:Eddie Kelly
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:jig
K:G
|:BEF G2A|Bee edc|~B3 GBG|AFD AFD|
GEF G2A|B2e edc|~B3 GBG|1 AFD E2F:|2 AFD E2e||
|:gfe fed|Bee Bee|gfe fed|B^cd e2f|
gfe fed|Bee Bee|gfe fed|1 B^cd e2f:|2 B^cd ed=c|

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