The Green Forest jig

Also known as Come Along With Me, Come West Along With Me, The Hideout, Innisfree, Kilhouries.

There are 14 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Coolata (a few times).

The Green Forest has been added to 53 tunebooks.

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Four settings

X: 1
T: The Green Forest
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:ge | dBG GAG | GBd efg | dBG GBd | ecA ABc |
dBG EFG | DGB ABc | ded cAF | AGF G :|
|:Ad | gfg GBd | gbg afd | gfg Bcd | ecA A2 f |
gfe ded |cBc ABc | ded cAF |AGF G :|
ABC
X: 2
T: The Green Forest
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
g|dBG GFG|GBd efg|dBG GBd|ecA ABc|
dBG EFG|DGB ABc|dec BcA|BGG G2:|
|:B|gfg GBd|gbg afd|gfg GBd|ecA A2d|
gfe ded|cBc ABc|dec BcA|BGG G2:|
ABC
X: 3
T: The Green Forest
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:g | dBG GAG | GBd efg | dBG GBd | ecA ABc |
dBG DEG | DGB ABc | .d2e cAF |1 AGF G(3Bcd :|2 AGF GBd ||
|gdB GBd | g3 afd | gdB G(3Bcd | e2A A(3Bcd|
gfe ded |cBc ABc | d2e cAF |AGF G(3Bcd |
|gdB GBd | gbg afd | gdB G(3Bcd | e2A A(3Bcd|
gfe d2e |cBc ABc | d2e cAF |AGF GBd ||
ABC
X: 4
T: The Green Forest
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
e|dBG GAG|GBd efg|dBG GBd|ecA ABc|
!dBG E2 G|DGB ABc|ded B2 A|BGF G2:|
!|:d|ggg B2 d|ggg agf|g3 dBd|ecA A2 d|
!gfe ddd|cBc ABc|ded B2 A|BGF G2:|
ABC

Six comments

Aka “Come Along With Me”

This is from a .pdf of the scanned manuscript of Martin Mulvilhill’s collection, p.74 Tune #45
(a handwritten note at the bottom of page indicates he got it from Brendan).

Here is "Come Along With Me" (from O’Neill) copied and pasted from Andrew Kuntz’s Fiddlers
Companion:

X:1
T:Come Along with Me [2]
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:O’Neill – Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 337
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
K:G
g|dBG GFG|GBd efg|dBG GBd|ecA ABc|
dBG EFG|DGB ABc|dec BcA|BGG G2:|
|:B|gfg GBd|gbg afd|gfg GBd|ecA A2d|
gfe ded|cBc ABc|dec BcA|BGG G2:|

this tune is also apparently called Paddy Fahy’s Jig — not this, I think:

http://www.thesession.org/tunes/2561

The Hideout

Finbarr Dwyer recorded this as The Hideout.

The Hideout

Finbarr Dwyer recorded this as The Hideout and it’s also in one of Breathnach’s volumes (I think its No.3) under the title Paddy O’Brien’s which I WON’T stick in as an alternative title (ahem..!). :)

As played by Steph Geremia on "The Open Road"

X: 1
T: Green Forest, The
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Gmaj
|:g | dBG GAG | GBd efg | dBG GBd | ecA ABc |
dBG DEG | DGB ABc | .d2e cAF |1 AGF G(3Bcd :|2 AGF GBd ||
|gdB GBd | g3 afd | gdB G(3Bcd | e2A A(3Bcd|
gfe ded |cBc ABc | d2e cAF |AGF G(3Bcd |
|gdB GBd | gbg afd | gdB G(3Bcd | e2A A(3Bcd|
gfe d2e |cBc ABc | d2e cAF |AGF GBd ||

The Green Forest

Joe Ryan recorded this tune on his superb album ‘An Buachaill Dreoite’ under the name ‘Kilhouries’.

Innisfree

From "Owenmore ceili band" by Owenmore ceili band, track 6, 2nd tune.