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Don’t Touch That Green Linnet

“Don’t Touch That Green Linnet” is a composition of the late Tommy Peoples, the fiddle player from Donegal who lived in County Clare for many years and influenced many great fiddles players. Tommy’s tunes are all remarkable and I particularly like this one.

Below is a video I recorded back in 2015 as part of a 30 “tune-a-day” challenge.

X:1
T:Don’t Touch That Green Linnet
C:Tommy Peoples
R:Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Dmaj
|:D2F FEF|AFA d2a|baf afd|ege fdA|
DFF FEF|AFA dfa|baf gfe|fdB A3:||
|:a2a fdf|g2B bge|afd B/c/de|dcB A2f|
afd dfa|bge g2b|afd d2e|1 fdc d3:|2 fdc dAG||
|:F2A fdA|G2B gdB|c2e a2a|ba^g a2f|
afd dAF|G2B gdB|c2e age|fdc d3:||

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