The Robbery Of Chester Jail reel

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X: 1
T: The Robbery Of Chester Jail
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
BEGB FGAD|BEGB AFDF|BEGB FGAD|Beed e3 b|agfg eBBB|
cEGB AGFG|1 EFGA BAGB|AGFG EFGA:|2 EFGA .B2 BA|B/A/G FG EFGA||
B/c/d ed eeef|.g2 ga begb|afff gceg|fBBB AGFG|
Beed eeef|.g2 ga begb|afff gceB|AGFG EFGA|
B/c/d ed eeef|.g2 ga begb|afff gceg|fBBB AGFG|
Beed .e2 eb|agfg eBBB|.c2 BA ABBB|AGFG EFGA||

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The Robbery Of Chester Jail

Brendan Ring tune from his album Troublesome Things. Nothing like as ‘controversial’ as some of the other tunes he’s written.

I find the key pretty controversial

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Don’t panic

For those none-whistlers who don’t want to transpose, here the recorded notes in Gm:
X: 1
T: The Robbery Of Chester Jail
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K:Gm
dGBd ABcF| dGBd cAFA| dGBd ABcF| dggf g3 d’| c’bab gddd|
eGBd cBAB|1 GABc dcBd|cBAB GABc :||2 GABc .d2 dc | d/c/B AB GABc|
d/e/f gf ggga| .b2 bc’ d’gbd’| c’aaa begb | addd cBAB |
dggf ggga| .b2 bc’ d’gbd’| c’aaa begd| cBAB GABc|
d/e/f gf ggga| .b2 bc’ d’gbd’| c’aaa begb | addd cBAB |
dggf .g2 gd’|c’bab gddd|.e2 dc cddd|cBAB GABc||