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I Will If I Can

“I Will if I Can” is a jig that I associate with the village of Kilfenora, and fiddle James Devitt in particular. I learned it through various sessions in North Clare and it is quite a popular tune in the area.

X:1
T:I Will If I Can
R:Jig
M:6/8
K:G
|:GBd gdB|ded d2c|B2B BAG|FGA A2D|
GBd gdB|def g2g|ege dBA|1 AGF G2D:|2 AGF GBd||
|:g2d edB|ded dBd|g2d edB|ABA ABd|
g2d edB|def g2g|ege dBA|1 AGF GBd:|2 AGF G2D||

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