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Billy McCormick’s Jig

I learned “Billy McCormick’s Jig” at a workshop with Terry Bingham during the Russell Memorial Weekend in 2012. Terry also recorded this tune on his album, after “The Kilmaley Jig”. He associates it with fiddle player Connie Connell’s.

X:1
T:Billy McCormick’s Jig
R:Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Ador
|:ABG ABd|edB gdB|GFG BGB|dBG AGE|
ABA ABd|edB def|gag fdB|ABG A3:||
|:aga bge|aga bge|gag gdB|GBd gbg|
aba age|edB def|gag fdB|ABG A3:||

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