Young Tim Murphy jig

Also known as Barney O’Neill, The Far Away Wedding, Kitty Lie Over, Paddy’s Return, Patsy McCann’s.

There are 8 recordings of this tune.

Young Tim Murphy appears in 3 other tune collections.

Young Tim Murphy has been added to 3 tune sets.

Young Tim Murphy has been added to 35 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Young Tim Murphy
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
AFD DFA|Bcd B2A|Bcd F2E|FDD D3:|
|:f3 dBA|Bdd d2e|fef def|gfg e2a|
fed B2d|A2d F2A|Bdd F2E|FDD D3:|
# Added by JACKB .

Nine comments

Young Tim Murphy

One of those lovely rollicking dance jigs, I play Pat Ward’s Jig after this tune.

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Aaarrggh. 🙂 This is in O’Neill’s as Young Tim Murphy, but it seems to me to be nothing more than a version of the Frost is All Over (see:,
especially the versions in the comments section).

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They all sound like variations of the same tune to me, or fraternal twins at most.

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I don’t think we must be looking at the same tune then! Either that or what the punters say is true, and all the tunes *are* the same. Might as well pack up and go home 🙂


How anyone can think this is the Frost is all Over I don’t know…
It’s definitely in O’Neill’s as Young Tim Murphy. Names are surely over-rated?

It’s all in the lyrics… 😎

Yep same song but different tunes