Jig For John jig

By Liz Knowles

Also known as Jig For John #1.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Jig For John has been added to 21 tune sets.

Jig For John has been added to 110 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Jig For John
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:B|A2f cd/e/f|gec dfa|g2a fed|cBA G2A|
FAd GBd|Ace fdB|~A3 B/c/de|edc d2:|
|:c|~B3 BgB|fBe Bdc|~A3 fAg|age f2d|
~B3 BgB|fBe Bdc|~A3 B/c/de|edc d2:|
2
X: 2
T: Jig For John
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
F|E2c G/A/Bc|dBG Ace|d2e cBA|GFE D2E|
CEA DFA|EGB cAF|~E3 F/G/AB|BAG A2:|:
G|~F3 FdF|cFB FAG|~E3 cEd|edB c2A|
~F3 FdF|cFB FAG|~E3 F/G/AB|BAG A2:|
3
X: 3
T: Jig For John
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A2f cde|gec dfa|~g3 fed|cBA GFE|
FAd BGB|AB/c/e fdB|ABA cde|1 fec dcB:|2 fec dz2||
|:~B3 BgB|fBe Bdc|ABA fAg|age ~f3|
~B3 BgB|fBe Bdc|ABA cde|fac dz2:|

Four comments

Written by Liz Knowles. Transcribed from Flook’s CD "Haven". Flook plays it in the key of A, though on A whistles with "D fingers". I’ve written the tune out in the key of D.

For the purists:
K:A
F | E2c G/A/Bc | dBG Ace | d2e cBA | GFE D2E |
CEA DFA | EGB cAF | ~E3 F/G/AB | BAG A2 :||:
G | ~F3 FdF | cFB FAG | ~E3 cEd | edB c2A |
~F3 FdF | cFB FAG | ~E3 F/G/AB | BAG A2 :||