Jackie Small’s jig

Also known as Jackie Small, Jacky Small, Jacky Small’s, Port An Tailliuira Small, Tailor Small’s, The Tailor Small’s, The Tailor’s Small’s.

There are 13 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Flowers Of Spring (a few times).

Jackie Small’s has been added to 3 tune sets.

Jackie Small's has been added to 65 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Jackie Small's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Edor
~E3 cEE|BEE AFD|~E3 cdc|BAF AFD|
~E3 cEE|BEE ABc|def edB|1 BAF AFD:|2 BAF AFA||
|:~f3 efe|edB ABd|f2d efe|edB d2e|
fgf fed|edB ABc|def edB|1 BAF AFA:|2 BAF AFD||
X: 2
T: Jackie Small's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
EEE ccc|BBB AFD|EEE cdc|BAF AFD|
EEE ccc|BBB ABc|def edB|BAF AFD:|
fff efe|edB ABd|ffd efe|edB A3|
fff efe|edB ABd|def edB|BAF AFD:|
# Added by ceili .

Eleven comments

Played on…

One of De Dannan’s early albums, sorry can’t remember the name. There, as in other places, it’s played in A rather than E

The Tailor Small’s

Jackie got this tune from his father, who was a tailor by trade.

De Dannan’s recording

On the classic De Dannan recording Jackie Small’s jig is played in Dm, perhaps because they used a C melodeon. Flowers of Spring and Jackie Smalls sound great played on a one-row melodeon.

Interesting…
The video makes more sense than the dots for the tune itself only begins to make sense when played against a drone or other suitable harmonic background…

Gan Ainm 2

I have absolutely no idea what the name of this tune are either, so I don’t hope it’s duplicate. I have heard this one with De Dannan live At The Embankment 1976 on TG4 played after https://thesession.org/tunes/12442 . If anyone know the name I will be glad.

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Thanks for the name Gary, and so it was a duplicate….

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