Jemmy Duffy’s waltz

Also known as The Valetta.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Jemmy Duffy's has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Jemmy Duffy's
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
DE|F3 E F|G4 B2|A2 D2 E2|F4 F2|F2 E2 F2|G4 B2|
A2 D2 E2|F4 DE|F3 E F2|G4 B2|A2 D2 E2|F4 F2|F2 E2 F2|
G2 E2 C2|E2 D2 C2|D4:|:A2|d3 e d2|c2 B2 c2|d2 c2 B2|
A4 F2|F2 E2 F2|G4 B2|A2 D2 E2|F4 AB/c/|d3 e d2|c2 B2 c2|
d2 c2 B2|A4 F2|F2 E2 F2|G2 E2 C2|E2 D2 C2|D4:|

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Jemmy Duffy’s

From Hidden Fermanagh Vol 1, learnt from accordion player Jim McGrath. It was formerly played for the popular ballroom dance, The Valetta.
Jemmy/Jimmy Duffy was the brother of flute-player Eddie Duffy, and a much-respected
medodeon player.
Tommy Gunn also played this tune in the key of G.