Simon Thoumire’s jig

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Simon Thoumire's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2D EDE | GA^A Bde | gfd ege | dBG ABA |
G2D EDE | GA^A Bde | gfd e/f/ge | dBA G2z :|
gfd ezg- | gfd edg | edB BAG | ABG E2D |
G2D EDE | GA^A Bde | gfd e/f/ge | dBA G2z :|
2
X: 2
T: Simon Thoumire's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
GGG EDE | GA_B =Bde | ged ege | dBG ABA |
GGG EDE | GA_B =Bde | ged ege | dBA G3 :|
|:gfd e2g | e2d edg | edB BAG | ABG E2D |
GGG EDE | GA_B =Bde | ged ege | dBA G2z :|

Seven comments

Quirky jig

This tune popped up at a session a month ago. It’s got a couple nice surprises.

written by John McCusker & his on his album Goodnight Ginger

Re: Simon Thoumire’s

As far as I am aware, there are no F#s in this tune (as originally conceived).
All the F#s here should be Es.

Re: Simon Thoumire’s

Yes, I agree DonaldK, with the exceptions of f#s in the triplet runs in bar 7 of each part. All the other f#s should be e’s.

Simon Thoumire’s, X:2

As originally conceived, without the syncopation in the second part. Note also the absence of F# notes.
The Bb note on the fiddle would be slid up with the first finger to the B natural - a wee bluesy reference.