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Larry The Beer Drinker

I learned “Larry The Beer Drinker” from Terry Bingham during a concertina workshop at the Russell Memorial Weekend 2014. Andrew MacNamara recorded this tune on his album “Dawn”, he plays it after one of my favourite jigs, “Contentment is Wealth“.

X:1
T:Larry the Beer Drinker
R:Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:D
|:D2F FEF|AFE F2E|D2F FEF|AFE EFE|
D2F FEF|AFA d2d|cBA BAF|1 AFE EFE:|2 AFE E2f||
|:ecA AEA|ecA A2f|ecA Ace|fdB B2f|
ecA cBc| Ace a2f|ecA BAF|1 AFE E2f:|2 AFE E2c||
|:dAF FEF|AFE F2A|dAF FEF| AFE E2c|
dAF FEF|DFA d2e|cBA BAF|1 AFE E2c:|2 AFE EFE||

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