The Jolly Tinker (reel) | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

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||

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Random Tunes

Hole In The Hedge (The)

“The Hole In The Hedge” is a jig I picked up at a session in Gus O’Connor’s Pub with Eoin O’Neill, Quentin Cooper, Jon O’Connell, Terry Bingham and Thierry Masure. It is related to “Larry The Beer Drinker”.

Read More »

Chief O’Neill’s Favourite

I learned this hornpipe from Hugh Healy and Sean Vaughan. There are different versions “Chief O’Neill’s Favourite” (with only F# for example), but this is what I think is the most common setting in the area.

Read More »

Master Crowley’s

Master Crowley’s is a reel I learned from Hugh Healy, a great concertina player from Corofin in Co. Clare. It is sometimes played with a third part which is actually the first part of “The Roscommon Reel” (also known as Master Crowley’s!), and I’ve even heard the two tunes play together as a 5-part reel.

Read More »