The Blue Ball jig

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Blue Ball has been added to 3 tune sets.

The Blue Ball has been added to 51 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Blue Ball
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|: B,FE DCA, | B,EF A,B,D | B,EF A,B,D | CCC B,A,F |
B,FE DCA, | B,EF A,B,D | CDC EFA, |1 CB,A, B,2A, :|2 CB,A, B,3||
| F2B, DCB, | CCB, FA,B, | E2D2CB, | CDC CB,A, |
F2B, DCB, | CCB, FA,B, | CCB, FA,B, | CB,A, B,3 |
F2B, DCB, | CCB, FA,B, | E2D2FD | ^GEG AGE |
F2B, DCB, | CCB, FA,B, | CCB, FA,B, | CB,A, B,3 |
2
X: 2
T: The Blue Ball
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|: EBA GFD | EAB DEG | EAB DEG | FFF EDB |
EBA GFD | EAB DEG | FGF ABD |1 FED E2D :|2 FED E3||
| B2E GFE | FFE BDE | A2G2FE | FGF FED |
B2E GFE | FFE BDE | FFE BDE | FED E3 |
B2E GFE | FFE BDE | A2G2BG | ^cAc dcA |
B2E GFE | FFE BDE | FFE BDE | FED E3 ||

Four comments

A nice tune from Flook (Raubai)

I don’t know the composer of this tune so if anyone knows it, he’s welcome 🙂

My assumption would be that it was written by either Sarah Allen or Brian Finnegan.

I like the way they have this tune with just the flute, whistle, and bodhran backing it.

This was probably the original fingering on the whistle:

K:Emin
|: EBA GFD | EAB DEG | EAB DEG | FFF EDB |
EBA GFD | EAB DEG | FGF ABD |1 FED E2D :|2 FED E3||
| B2E GFE | FFE BDE | A2G2FE | FGF FED |
B2E GFE | FFE BDE | FFE BDE | FED E3 |
B2E GFE | FFE BDE | A2G2BG | ^cAc dcA |
B2E GFE | FFE BDE | FFE BDE | FED E3 ||

Re: The Blue Ball

Composed by Seán Ryan.