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I Ne’er Shall Wean Her

“I Ne’er Shall Wean Her” is a beautiful jig that I learned from Christy McNamara’s album “The House I Was Reared In”. Christy is an amazing photographer as well and he has taken some great photos of musicians over the past 30 years.

Check out his website http://www.christymcnamara.com/

I recorded this tune for a “30 tune-a-day” challenge back in 2015, see the video below.

X:1
T:I Ne’er Shall Wean Her
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:jig
K:Ador
|:E2G GED|E2G c2B|A2A AGA|cde e2d|
cde g2a|ged c2d|eag e2d|1 cAG A2G:|2 cAG A2d||
|:e2g ged|e2g ged|e2a aga|bag a2c|
cde g2a|ged c2d|eag e2d|1 cAG A2d:|2cAG A2G||

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