Keeping Mary Up Late jig

Keeping Mary Up Late has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: Keeping Mary Up Late
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: A>BA AGF | EDE FGA | Bcd efg | fda ecA |
A>BA AGF | EDE FGA | BB/c/d fdA | ecA d3 :|
|: fgf dAa | ece gec | ded BGe | cAc ecA |
fgf dAa | ece gec | ded BGe | cec d3 :|
|: FDD GDD | ADD BDD | cDD def | gag ecA |
[1 FDD GEE | AFF BGG | cAA dd/e/f | gec d3 :|
[2 Fdd Gee | Aff Bgg | caa def | gec d3 ||

One comment

SnowyOwl’s recent ‘discussion’ regarding sleep, and today my adding the 3-part "Three Little Drummers" in a ‘comment’, brought this old composition to mind. It comes from a case of me pestering a really nice, lovely and considerate mandolin player named Mary in Dublin one evening when she was probably hoping I’d see the time and head home. Instead this, me having a lark keeping her up late jamming - but I think in the end she enjoyed the outcome - - - meaning the tune…