Jonny’s Funky Fiddle reel

Jonny's Funky Fiddle has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Jonny's Funky Fiddle
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emaj
Be (3eee g2 fe|cfgf agfe|Be (3eee g2 fe|cefg efec|
Be (3eee g2 fe|cfgf agga|bg (3ggg af (3fff|fedf e3 e:|
|:be (3eee fece|ce (3eee fece|be (3eee fece|afge fece|
be (3eee fece|ce (3eee fece|fa (3aaa ge (3eee|fedf e3 e:|
2
X: 2
T: Jonny's Funky Fiddle
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:Ad d2 f2 ed|Befe gfed|Ad d2 f2 ed|Bdef dedB|
Ad d2 f2 ed|Befe gffg|af f2 ge e2|edce d3 d:||
|:Ad d2 edBd|Bd d2 edBd|Ad d2 edBd|gefd ed (3Bcd|
Ad d2 ed (3Bcd|Bd d2 ed (3Bcd|eg g2 fd d2|edce d3 d:|
# Added by JACKB .

Four comments

Jonny’s Funky Fidlle

This tune was written by a twelve year old fiddler called Matheu Watson .It was written for one of the boys fidller freinds,Jonny Murphy from Eire.He had a very cool fidlle that hadn’t been varnished and that is what the tune is named after.

Funky Fiddle

So it’s not funky in the sense that it smells bad?

It’s good to see an E major tune; we don’t seem to have very many of them.

High C

In the second part,bar2 it is ment to be a highC (if you play the fiddle the C in the third position).

Jonny

Yes I have Played jonny a number of times. The tune was written about his fiddle as you can tell from the title of the tune.