April’s Fool jig

Also known as April Fool.

There are 5 recordings of a tune by this name.

April's Fool has been added to 49 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: April's Fool
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:D|GAB GAB|E3 EDE|GAB dBd|edB dBA|
GAB GAB|E3 EDE|BeB dBA|AGF G2:|
|:A|BAB dBd|egg gab|age dBA|B3 AGA|
B2 d dBd|e2 g gab|age dBA|AGF G2 A|
B2 d dBd|e2 g gab|age dBA|B3 AGA|
GAB GAB|E3 EDE|BeB dBA|AGF G2|]
X: 2
T: April's Fool
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: D |GG/A/B GAB | E^DE E=DE | GAB d2 B | edB dBA |
GAB G2 B | EE/E/E EDE | BeB dBA | AGF G2 :|
|: A |B^AB dB/c/d | e2 g gab | age d2 G | B^AB =AGA |
[1 B^AB dBd | eg/g/g gab | age dBA | AGF G2 :|
[2 GAB GAB | E2 E EDE | BeB dBA | AGF G2 |]
X: 3
T: April's Fool
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:F|GAB GAB|E3 EDE|GAB d2B|deB dBA|
GAB GAB|E3 EDE|G ge dBA|AGF G2:|
A|B2d dBd|e3 g2g|age dBd|edB AGA|
B2 d dBd|e3 g2g|age dBA|AGF G2 A||
B2 d dBd|e3 g2 g|age dBd|edB AGA|
GAB GAB|E3 EDE|G ge dBA|AGF G2|]

Five comments

I thought this one was well known, but I didn’t find it here. We use to play it at our session. Emer Mayock recorded it on her Merry Bits Of Timber album.

April’s Fool

This is one of the first jigs I wrote — and wrote it for Liz Carroll after a great April’s Fool joke she played on me

April’s Fool

Gypsy Reel plays this tune-we love the tune and the story of the joke-maybe Jimmy Keane could elaborate..

“April Fool” ~ C: Jimmy Keane

X: 2
T: April Fool
C: Jimmy Keane - https://thesession.org/members/80010
N: http://www.jimmykeane.com/fr_home.cfm
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Gmaj
|: D |\
GG/A/B GAB | E^DE E=DE | GAB d2 B | edB dBA |
GAB G2 B | EE/E/E EDE | BeB dBA | AGF G2 :|
|: A |\
B^AB dB/c/d | e2 g gab | age d2 G | B^AB =AGA |
[1 B^AB dBd | eg/g/g gab | age dBA | AGF G2 :|
[2 GAB GAB | E2 E EDE | BeB dBA | AGF G2 |]

April Fool, X:3

|:F|GAB GAB|E3 EDE|GAB d2B|deB dBA|
GAB GAB|E3 EDE|G ge dBA|AGF G2:|
A|B2d dBd|e3 g2g|age dBd|edB AGA|
B2 d dBd|e3 g2g|age dBA|AGF G2 A|
B2 d dBd|e3 g2 g|age dBd|edB AGA|
GAB GAB|E3 EDE|G ge dBA|AGF G2|]