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Jolly Tinker (The)

I learned “The Jolly Tinker” from Yvonne Casey and Terry Bingham at a session in McGann’s Pub. It is a great 5-part session tune and lately I’ve heard it a lot as part of a set that Kevin Griffin, Noel O’Donoghue and Sean Vaughan play together : Colonel Frazer, The Bucks of Oranmore & The Jolly Tinker.

X:1
T:Jolly Tinker, The
R:reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Ador
A3B G3B|A2af gedB|A2AB G2GB|dBGB d2dB|
A2AB G3B|A2af gedB|A2AB GFGB|dBGB d2Bd||
edef g2ef|g2af gedg|edeg a2ea|a2bg aged|
(3B^cd ef g2eg|g2af gedg|edeg a2ea|a2bg aged||
eaag egdg|eaag e2Bd|eaag efge|dBGB d2Bd|
eaag eaag|eaag egdg|eaag efge|dBGB d2Bd||
edgd edBd|edgd e2Bd|e2ef gfge|dBGB d2Bd|
edgd edBd|edgd e2Bd|edef g2ge|dBGB dgfg||
e~A3 edBd|edef g2fg|e~A3 efge|dBGB d2Bd|
e~A3 edBd|edef g2fg|eaag efge|dBGB d2dB||

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