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Hag at the Churn (The)

“The Hag at the Churn” is a jig that I associate with piper Paddy Keenan, who is a regular visitor to Doolin. He recorded it with The Bothy Band and also on his album with Tommy O’Sullivan “The Long Grazing Acre”. Josephine Marsh also recorded a very nice version of this tune on the album “To Meet A Friend” with Cyril O’Donoghue.

X:1
T:Hag at the Churn (The)
R:Jig
M:6/8
K:Dmix
|:A2G ADD|A2G Adc|A2G ADD|EFG EFG:||
AdB c2G|Add efg|AdB c2G|EDE GED|
AdB c3|Add efg|fge dcA|GEF GED||

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