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Kilcummin (The)

“The Kilcummin” is a tune I learned from a session in McGann’s Pub with Yvonne Casey and Terry Bingham. They played it as a jig, but I think it is also played as a slide. Kilcummin is in Co. Kerry, near Killarney.

X:1
T:Kilcummin (The)
R:jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Gmaj
|:B2B BAB|e2d B2G|A2A AGA|B2A G2A|
B2B BAB|e2d BAG|AGA B2A|1 G3 G2A:|2 G3 GBd||
|:g2g fgf|efe dBG|A2A AGA|B2A GBd|
g2g f2f|efe dBG|AGA B2A|1 G3 GBd:|2 G3 G2A||

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