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Christy Barry’s Jig No. 1

The “Christy Barry’s Jigs” are well known all over the world, this is the first one, which as far as I know was composed by Christy himself. Christy is a great flute and whistle player from Ennistymon, but he has been living in Doolin for many years. I have learned many tunes from Christy, who has always been so generous in the way he shares his music.

You should check out Doolin Music House, this is Christy’s venture where he welcomes people to his home for tunes and stories, a great evening guaranteed!

Click here for “Christy Barry’s Jig No. 2”.

X:1
T:Christy Barry’s No. 1
M:6/8
R:Jig
K:G
|:G2G BAG|A2B d2e|ged BGG|A2A BGE|
~G3 BAG|A2B d2e|ged BGG|1 AGF G2D:|2 AGF GBd||
~g3 gfg|a2g d2e|ged BGG|A2A BGE|
g2g gfg|abg d2e|ged BGG|AGF GBd|
~g3 gfg|a2g d2e|ged BGG|A2A BGE|
DEG BAG|A2B d2e|ged BGG|AGF G2D||

3 thoughts on “Christy Barry’s Jig No. 1”

  1. Pingback: Christy Barry's Jig No. 2 | ABC & Sheet Music | Tunes From Doolin

    1. Hi Maxine! That’s the plan, hoping to upload videos for every single tune, but that’ll take a bit more time 🙂

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