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Willie Coleman’s

Willie Coleman’s is a very common jig. It was one of the first tunes I ever learned on tin whistle and was taught to me by my friend Tom Delany, a great piper now based in Dingle, Co. Kerry. I also associate “Willie Coleman’s” with the playing of the late Kitty Hayes’ in particular, who was a wonderful concertina player from Co. Clare. 

X:1
T:Willie Coleman’s
M:6/8
R:Jig
K:G
|:BAG AGE|GED GBd|edB dgb|age dBG|
B2G AGE|GED GBd|edB dBA|1 AGF G2A:|2 AGF GBd||
|:g2g edB|dgb age|~g3 edB|GBd e2d|
~g3 edB|dgb age|dBd edB|1 AGF GBd:|2 AGF G2A||

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