Thomas Friel’s jig

By Billy McComiskey

Also known as Tom Friel’s.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Thomas Friel’s has been added to 1 tune set.

Thomas Friel's has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Thomas Friel's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:d2d fed|BdB AFE|DFA fed|efe ABc|
d2d fed|BdB AFE|DFA fed|AFE D3:|
|:dcd baf|baf edB|dfb afd|efe edB|
dcd baf|baf edB|AFA fed|AFE D3:|

Three comments

This appears on Mary Macnamars’s Blackberry Blossom alongside Shandon Bells. It’s a nice tune which oddly I can’t find a transcription for anywhere. So here is a version in D major. I believe she plays lower it in Gmaj.

Re: Thomas Friel’s

Billy McComiskey wrote this tune circa 1970. Ask him about about this tune and he will tell you the story behind it.