The New Widow Well Married slip jig

Also known as The Emigrant’s, The Exile’s Jig, My Mind Will Never Be Easy, Port An Deora, Port An Deorai, Port Na Deorai, The Widow Well Married.

There are 10 recordings of a tune by this name.

The New Widow Well Married has been added to 1 tune set.

The New Widow Well Married has been added to 23 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The New Widow Well Married
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
g |: edB BAB GED | E2d d2B d2g |edB BAB GED |1 E2e e2d efg :|2 E2e e2d e2d ||
B2g g2e fed | B2d d2B d2A | B2g g2e fed |B2e e2d e2d |
B2g g2e fed | B2d d2B d2g | edB BAB GED | E2e e2d efg |

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The New Widow Well Married

Slip jig from the Roche Collection Vol II. Seems to hang out between G major and E minor. Lots of fun to play.

Roche II, page 28, tune #266 “The New Widow Well Married” ~ note-for-note

"The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music, Volume II", 1912
"Hop Jigs" ~ pages 24 - 28