The Iron Horse jig

By Sandy Brechin

There are 5 recordings of this tune.

The Iron Horse has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Iron Horse
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Edor
F|EFA B3|ABd e3|fed eEF|GAG FED|
EFA B3|ABd e3|fed eEF|GAF E2:|
A|FBB Bcd|Add def|efe efa|bee efe|
FBB Bcd|Add def|efe efe|1 dBB B2:|2 d3 BAF||

Three comments

The Iron Horse

I’ve been enjoying playing this tune of late. Transcribed from ‘Thro’ Water, Earth & Stone’ a 1993 album by the group The Iron Horse, it was written for them by accordionist Sandy Brechin. Unrelated to the song of the same name.

Re: The Iron Horse

Good time.
The final bars of each part didn’t resolve exactly as I anticipated but I’ve got the hang of it now. Mind you, a little bit of "quirkiness" is only to be expected from Sandy Brechin.
🙂