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Boys of Tandragee (The)

“The Boys of Tandragee” is a great jig that I got at a session with Christy Barry and Terry Bingham, in Gus O’Connor’s Pub. It can also be played in D minor, but E minor is the most common key.
I like to play this tune as part of a set that I got from the wonderful band “The Yanks”, they follow it with “Anthony Frawley’s” and then “Drummond Castle”.

I recorded this tune back in 2015, I’ll try to make a better recording soon but in the meantime have a look at the video below!

X:1
T:Boys Of Tandragee, The
R:jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Emin
BAB E2E|BAB d2B|BAF D2E|FED FGA|
BAB ~E3|BAB def|edB AFA|BEE E2A:||
|:Bee edB|def afd|edd dBA|B2d dBA|
B2e edB|def afd|edB AFA|BEE E2A:||

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