The Westering Home jig

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Westering Home
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: A3 DFG | Ade f2d | ege fad | ege fdB |
ABA DFG | Ade {e}f2a | afd efe |1 d2e fdB :|2 ~d3 def ||
|: gfg bag | ~f3 afd | eaf g2e | fed ~B3 |
ABA AFG | Ade f2a | afd efe |1 ~d3 def :|2 d2e fdB ||
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The Westering Home

I got that tune from the band "Iontach". They played it on their album "A New Journey".
They say that it might be evolved from the Waltz "Westering Home" which you can find here:

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Re: The Westering Home

@Dargai Tune 6587 might be the origin but it is a waltz and this is a jig version of it.

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Re: The Westering Home

see also ‘The Mucking of Geordies Byre’

Re: The Westering Home

Brian Rooney plays this jig version on his album The Godfather.