The Box Man jig

By Liz Carroll

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Box Man has been added to 3 tune sets.

The Box Man has been added to 41 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Box Man
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A2G|:FGA f2 e|dFB AFD|A,DF Ad=c|B3 G2F|
EAc e2f|eAc efg|baa age|gff f2 d|
DFA f2 e|dFB AFD|A,DF Ad=c|B3 G2F|
EAc eAc|eAc eba|gec Afe|1 d3 dAG:|2 d3 dfg||
a2 b a2 b|afd a2b|afd afa|gee ecd|
e2 f ecA|g3 Bcd|e2f ecA|GFE Dfg|
a2 b a2 b|afd a2b|afd afa|gee ecd|
e2 f ecA|g3 Bcd|gba gec|dAF D3||
2
X: 2
T: The Box Man
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
AG|:FGA f2 e|dFB AFD|A,DF Ad=c|~B3 G2F|
EAc e2f|eAc efg|baa age|gff ~f2a|
DFA f2 e|dFB AFD|A,DF Ad=c|B3 G2F|
EAc eAc|eAc eba|gec Afe|1 d3 dAG:|2 ~d3 dfg||
a2b a2b|afd a2b|afd afa|gee Bcd|
e2f ecA|~g2g Bcd|e2f ecA|GFE Dfg|
a2b a2b|afd a2b|afd afa|gee Bcd|
e2f ecA|~g2g Bcd|gba gec|dAF D||

Three comments

Box Man

This is a tune from Liz Carroll’s CD ‘In Play’. It is the second of a set of jigs. Oh and did I mention that John Doyle plays on that CD. 🙂

Perhaps I should have mentioned that the first part is long and is repeated. The second part is half as long with a different ending second time around, so I have written it out in full and as such it is not repeated.
Then again you can play it as you wish.

Another Man’s Take …

My sightly different setting follows:

AG|:FGA f2 e|dFB AFD| A,DF Ad=c|~B3 G2F|
EAc e2f| eAc efg| baa age|gff ~f2a|
DFA f2 e|dFB AFD| A,DF Ad=c|B3 G2F|
EAc eAc|eAc eba| gec Afe|1 d3 dAG:|2 ~d3 dfg||
a2b a2b|afd a2b|afd afa|gee Bcd|
e2f ecA|~g2g Bcd|e2f ecA|GFE Dfg|
a2b a2b|afd a2b|afd afa|gee Bcd|
e2f ecA|~g2g Bcd|gba gec|dAF D||