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Shoemaker’s Fancy (The)

”The Shoemaker’s Fancy” is a jig that I learned from Yvonne Casey & Terry Bingham at a session in McGann’s Pub. It also features on a great CD called “The Humours of Highgate” by John Blake, Lamond Gillespie & Mick Leahy, which is one of my favourite albums.

X:1
T:Shoemaker’s Fancy (The)
R:jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:Gmaj
|:GEE G2e|dBB dBA|GEE G2e|dBA B2A|
GEE G2e|dBB def|gba gfe|1 dBA ABA:|2 dBA A2B||
|:dBB gfe|dBB B2e|dBd gfe|dBA A2B|
dBB gfe|dBB def|gba gfe|dBA A2B:||

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