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Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part

I learned “Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part” from James Cullinan & PJ Crotty’s CD “Happy To Meet”, one of my favourite albums ever. This jig is the first of a set from the album that we play regularly around Doolin. The two jigs that follow are “Dooney Rock” and “The Humours of Ballingarry“.

X:1
T:Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part
R:jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
|:edB BAB|GEF G2A|Bdd Bee|Bdd dge|
dBG AGE|DEF G2A|Bge dBA|1 AGF G2g:|2 AGF GBd||
|:g2g fed|Bd^c def|~g3 fed|Bed e2f|
gag gfe|dBd gfe|dBG AGE|1 DEF GBd:|2 DEF G2g||

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