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Jim Coleman’s

“Jim Coleman’s Hornpipe” is named after Michael Coleman’s brother who was, as far as I know, a flute player. I heard this tune played by the great banjo player from Doolin, Kevin Griffin, during a session at Gus O’Connor’s Pub. However, I actually learned it later John Wynne’s album “With Every Breath”.

X:1
T:Jim Coleman’s
M:4/4
R:Hornpipe
K:G
|:GFGA BAGF|E2e2 e2dc|B2GB A2FA|G2dB G~B3|
G2GA BAGF|E2e2 e2dc|BdGB A2FA|1 G2FA G2dB:|2 G2FA G2ba||
|:g2fg egba|ggfg egag|f2ef dfag|ffef dfba|
g2fg egba|g2fg edBd|1 edef gfga|bagf egba:|2 edef gfga|bagf edBA||

2 thoughts on “Jim Coleman’s”

  1. Hey Tommy, nice to hear you’ll be in Doolin in December! Not as many sessions this time of year, but definitely during the weekends from Thursday onwards (I play Thursdays in Hotel Doolin). Kevin Griffin is usually playing in O’Connor’s Pub, typically on Fridays and Sundays 🙂

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