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Learned from David Lindquist

Commonly ends with the first bar as a coda. Although this tune is often attributed to Tommy Potts, he wrote at most the first part. The other parts are variants of the old tunes Barney's Goat and Skin the Peeler.

Source

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irtrad, 11/97

learnt from Tony Gordon

John B. Walsh

History

one of which is called "Skin the Peelers" in Roche's collection.

Fiddle player Tommy Potts made this tune from two older slip jigs,

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X: 4
T: the Butterfly
O: (Tommy Potts)
R: slipjig
Z: 1997 by John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
N: Commonly ends with the first bar as a coda.
N: Although this tune is often attributed to Tommy Potts, he wrote at most the first part.
N: The other parts are variants of the old tunes Barney's Goat and Skin the Peeler.
D: Bothy Band: 1975
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Em
|: "Em"B2E G2E "D"F3 | "Em"B2E G2E "D"FED | "Em"B2E G2E "D"F3 | "G"B2d d2B "D"AFD :|
|: "Em"B2c e2f g3 | B2c g2e "D"dBA | "Em"B2c e2f g2a | "G"b2a g2e "D"dBA :|
|: "Em"B>cB B2A G2A | B>cB BAB "D"dBA | "Em"B>cB B2A G2A | "G"B2d g2e "D"dBA :|
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