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Cat’s Meow (The)

The Cat’s Meow is a wonderful jig composed by Joanie Madden, the great Irish-American flute and whistle player and leader of Cherish The Ladies. It is quite a common tune nowadays and I learned it from Aine O’Donoghue and Aine Griffey, two wonderful young musicians from Kilfenora who play concertina and fiddle respectively.

X:1
T:Cat’s Meow (The)
C:Joanie Madden
R:Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Dmaj
|:FAd f2f|afe dBA|BAB BAF|dAF E2A|
FAd f2f|afe dBA|B/c/de fdB|1 AFE D2A:|2 AFE D2e||
|:fdB AFA|DFA def|g2g ged|ced cBA|
fdB A2A|DFA def|~g3 age|1 edc d2e:|2 edc d2B||
|:Adf a2a|agf agf|Ace g2g|gfe gfe|
f2f gfg|a2a bag|fef gec|1 edc d2B:|2 edc d3||

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