Listen to Kesh Jig (Kincora Jig)

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This one is heard everywhere; other (printable) names are "Kerrigan's Jig" (so recorded by Michael Coleman in the 1920's) and the "Kincora Jig" (so by the Boys of the Lough from Tony Smith).


Trans. 1997 by John Chambers <>

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Jig Over five titles > 10 transcriptions > 5 transcriptions Has lots of stepwise movement Has some stepwise movement major G 6/8 Has source text Has chords explore more...


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X: 1
T: The Kesh Jig
T: The Kincora Jig
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: G
D \
| "G"~G3       GAB | "D7"~A3     ABd | "G"edd gdd | "D7"edB   dBA \
| "G"~G3 "(Em)"GAB | "Am"~A3 "D7"ABd | "G"edd gdB | "D7"AGF "G"G2 :|
|: A \
| "G"~B3 dBd | "C"ege "G"dBG | "G"~B3 dBG | "Am"~A3 "D7"AGA \
| "G"~B3 dBd | "C"ege "G"dBd | "C"~g3 aga | "D7"bgf  "G"g2 :|

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