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Humours of Glendart (The)

“The Humours of Glendart” is a common session tune which I learned through various sessions. I associate this tune with the great accordion player from Lisdoonvarna Bobby Gardiner, who lives in Tipperary. It is always a great pleasure to see Bobby on his visits to North Clare and a pleasure to share tunes with him.

Check the video of Bobby Gardiner playing this tune back in 1982 with Johnny McDonagh on bodhran.

X:1
T:Humours of Glendart, The
M:6/8
R:Jig
K:D
|:BAF ADD|FEF DFA|BAF ADD|FED E2A|
BAF ADD|FEF DFA|dcB AFE|FDD D2A:||
|:def d2B|AFA AFA|def d2f|ede edB|
def d2B|AFA ABc|dcB AFE|FDD D2A:||

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