The Rusty Anvil jig

The Rusty Anvil has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Rusty Anvil
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
d2 B2 |: AFA DFA | ~G3 EFG | AGA BAF | ABd AdB |
AFA DFA | GFG EFG | AdA BAF |1 GEC D3 :|2 GEC DBc||
|:dcd efg | fed cBA | dcd eag |fec d3 |
dcd efg | fdB AFA | AGA BGE | EDC D3 :|
|: AGA d2c | BAB dAF | ~A3 BAG | GFG EFG |
AGA d2c | BAB dAF | AdA BAF | GEC D3 :|
2
X: 2
T: The Rusty Anvil
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
| d2 B |: AFA DFA | ~G3 EFG | ~A3 BAF | ABd AdB |
AFA DFA | GFG EFG | AdA BAF | GEC D3 :|
|:d2d efg | fed cBA | d2d eag |fec d3 |
dcd efg | fdB AFA | AGA BGE | EDC D3 :|
|: AGA d2c | BAB dAF | ~A3 BAG | GFG EFG |
AGA d2c | BAB dAF | AdA BAF | GEC D3 :|

Three comments

The Rusty Anvil

The composer of this tune was John Mhosaí McGinley of Donegal. I transcribed this from a recording sent to me by my friend Scott Miller of Alabama.

The Rusty Anvil, X:2

Largely similar, but with some variations and better formatting.

Re: The Rusty Anvil

No blacksmith of any merit would let this happen.