McGurk’s jig

Also known as John D McGurk’s, John D. McGurk’s.

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

McGurk's has been added to 56 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: McGurk's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
~f2d faa|gec Ace|dAA eAA|fAA efg|
~f2d faa|gec ABc|dcd faa|gec d2e:|
K:A
|:cza ece|dBG EGB|Aee Bee|cec Bcd|
cza ece|dBG EGB|~A3 cec|1 dBG A2B:|2 efg a2=g||
X: 2
T: McGurk's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
fde faa | gec ABc | dAd eaa | ged cde |
fde faa | gec ABc | dAd eaa | gec d2 e :|
|: cea ece | dBG EGB | AEA Bee | cee Bee |
cea ece | dBG EGB |[1 AEA Bee | dBG A2 B :|[2 Ace Adf | egb a2 =g |]
X: 3
T: McGurk's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|: ~f2 d f ~a2 | g.e.c A.c.e | d ~A2 e ~A2 | f ~A2 e.f.g |
fzd f ~a2 | g.e.c A.B.c | dB/c/d f ~a2 |[1 gec d2 e :|[2 gec d2 d ||
|: c.e.a e.c.e | d.B.G E.G.B | A ~e2 B ~e2 | c.e.c B.c.d |
cza e.c.e | d.B.G E.G.B | ~A3 c.e.c |[1 d.B.G ~A2 B :|[2 e.f.g a2 =g |]

Six comments

Source: "Music at matt Molloy’s"
Transcription: g.m.p.

Another recording

Buttons and Bows "The First Month of Summer", track 1

C: Jackie Daly

Credit to the composer, a fun jig to play and dance to too… Thanks Jackie.

“John D. McGurk’s” ~ Jackie’s name for it

I’m wondering if this is named after "John D. McGurk’s Irish Pub" in St. Louis, Missouri?

http://www.mcgurks.com/

“John D. McGurk’s” ~ Jackie’s take on his tune

X: 2
T: John D. McGurk’s
S: Jackie Daly
S: CD - "Buttons & Bows: The First Month of Summer", track 1, tune 1 of 2
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: DMaj
d2 e |:\
fde faa | gec ABc | dAd eaa | ged cde |
fde faa | gec ABc | dAd eaa | gec d2 e :|
K: AMaj
|: cea ece | dBG EGB | AEA Bee | cee Bee |
cea ece | dBG EGB |[1 AEA Bee | dBG A2 B :|[2 Ace Adf | egb a2 =g |]

“John D. McGurk’s” ~ C: Jackie Daly / S: Breda Smyth, whistle

X: 3
T: John D. McGurk’s
C: Jackie Daly
S: Breda Smyth, whistle, a little bit of what she does
S: CD - "Music at matt Molloy’s", track 2, tune 3 of 3
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Dmaj
|: ~f2 d f ~a2 | g.e.c A.c.e | d ~A2 e ~A2 | f ~A2 e.f.g |
fzd f ~a2 | g.e.c A.B.c | dB/c/d f ~a2 |[1 gec d2 e :|[2 gec d2 d ||
K:A
|: c.e.a e.c.e | d.B.G E.G.B | A ~e2 B ~e2 | c.e.c B.c.d |
cza e.c.e | d.B.G E.G.B | ~A3 c.e.c |[1 d.B.G ~A2 B :|[2 e.f.g a2 =g |]