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Luachrachán’s Jig (The)

The Luachrachán’s Jig (or “Lúradán’s” and all other kinds of spellings – but it’s called “Luachrachán’s” in Junior Crehan’s Book) was composed by Junior Crehan from Ballimackea near Miltown Malbay. It is a common session tune that I learned from Junior Crehan’s Daughter Angela Crotty at a session in Gus O’Connor’s Pub.

X:1
T:Luachrachan’s Jig
R:Jig
C:Junior Crehan
M:6/8
K:D
|:BAF AFE|DFD EDB,|A,B,D EDE|FED E2d|
BAF AFE|DFD EDB,|A,B,D EDE|1 FDD D2d:|2 FDD D2E||
|:DFA d2d|ede fdB|def edB|ABd e2f|
edB BAF|DFD EDB,|A,B,D EDE|1 FDD D2E:|2 FDD D3||

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