The Kerry Dancing jig

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X: 1
T: The Kerry Dancing
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
"G"G2A B>AG | "C"c2e "G"d2B | "Em"g2B B>AG | "A(m)"A2E "D"F3 |
"G"G2A B>AG | "C"c2e "G"d2B | "Em"g2B B>AG | "D7"A2G "G"G3 ||
"D"d2e d2e | "G"d2e d2e | "D"d2e f>ed | "E7"e2B "A7"^c3 |
"D"d2e d2e | "G"d2e "(Gm)"d2e | "D"d2e faf | "A7"e2d "D"d3 ||
"C"g2e =c>de | "Bm"f2d B>cd | "Am"e2E c2B | "D7"{B}A3- A3 |
"G"G2A B>AG | "C"c2e "G"d2B | "Em"g2B B>AG | "A(m)"A2E "D"F3 |"G"G2A B>AG |
"C"c2e "G"d2B |1 "Em"g2B B>AG | "D7"A2G "G"G3 :|2 "G"g2B "Em"B>cd | "A7"e3"D7"f3 | "G"{fag}Hg6 |]
2
X: 2
T: The Kerry Dancing
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
D2E F>ED|G2BA2F|d2F F>ED|E2B,C3|
w: O the days of the ker-ry danc-ing O the ring of the pip-ers tune!
w: Was there ev-er a sweet-er col-leen In the dance_than Ei-ly More,
D2E F>ED|G2BA2F|d2F F>ED|E2DD3|
w: O for some of those hours of glad-ness Gone a-las! like our youth, too soon.
w: Or a Proud - er lad than Tha-dy As he bold - ly took the floor.
A2BA2B|A2BA2B|A2B c>BA|B2F^G3|
w: when the boys be-gan to gat-her In the glen, of a sum-mer night.
w:"Lads and lass-es to your plac-es, Up the mid-dle down a-gain!"
A2BA2B|A2BA2B|A2B cec|B2AA3|
w: And the Ker-ry pip-er's tun-ing Made us long_ with wild deli-ght;
w: Ah! The mer-ry-heart-ed lsugh-ter ring-ing through_ the hap-py glen!
d2B G>AB|c2A F>GA|B2B,G2F|E6|
w: O to think of it, O to dream of it Fills my heart with tears.
D2E F>ED|G2BA2F|d2F F>ED|E2B,C3|
w: O the days of the ker-ry danc-ing O the ring of the pip-ers tune!
D2E F>ED|G2BA2F|d2F F>ED|E2DD3|]
w:O for some of those hours of glad-ness Gone a-las! like our youth, too soon.

Two comments

The Kerry Dancing

Traditional Jig, Air transcript attributed to John Chambers

The Kerry Dancing, X:2

Again, from The Celtic Fake Book. Words and music by James Lynam Molloy (1837-1909).