The Free Press jig

The Free Press has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Free Press
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:EFA cea|f2a ecA|EFA Bce|Bcc BAF|
EFA cea|f2a ece|afe fec|ecB A2F:|
|:EFA cz B-|B2c BAF|EFA B2A|Bce BAF|
EFA cz B-|B2c BAF|afe fec|ecB A2F:|

Seven comments

The Free Press Jig

C: Me!

Sorry all, especially ceolachan, I’m feeling particularly self-indulgent today 🙂

I wrote this jig rather recently, and it’s named after a favourite watering-hole of mine in Cambridge, The Free Press (, which happens to be only a stone’s throw away from my home for the next year here in Cambridge. If you’re ever in the area, I would definitely recommend this pub!

No worries there Smash. My guess would be that you’ve got credit. 😀

Funny though, I wouldn’t have thought that being self-indulgent was just an occasional feeling for you. 😉

The pub looks lovely…

Well, it was just one of those days…

One of many in other words… 😀

Well, it ended in a y!

Tried playing this at sessions in Oxford a few times, but no one knew it - so more often I used to play this in a field with some cows, or by the river on bright, windy days. It’s still one of my favorites. 🙂 Pairs well with Myra’s reel: both have the funky rhythms. Thanks for writing this beaut Dr Tom!