Jig For John jig

Also known as Jig For John #1.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Jig For John has been added to 19 tune sets.

Jig For John has been added to 105 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 :||