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Johnny Leary’s Jig

I learned Johnny Leary’s Jig from Terry Bingham, at a workshop during the Russell Memorial Weekend 2013. It is a nice tune that you hear every now and then in sessions, but not too often.

X:1
T:Johnny Leary’s
R:jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Amaj
|:cAA eAA|aga e2d|cAA eAA|Bcd Bcd|
cAA eAA|aga e2d|cde Bcd|cAA A2B:||
|:cAc ecA|dAd aed|cAc ecA|dcd Bcd|
cAc ecA|dAd aed|cde Bcd|cAA A2B:||

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