Leaping Lulu jig

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Leaping Lulu has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Leaping Lulu
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:F2B B2c|dcB f2B|F2B Bcd|cBA F2E|
F2B B2c|dcB f2f|faf cec|1 B2B B2A:|2 B2B BcB||
K: Amaj
|:Ace a2a|gab a2e|faf cec|dcd BcB|
Ace a2a|gab a2e|faf cec|dBG A3:|
2
X: 2
T: Leaping Lulu
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:"Bm"F2B B2c|dcB f2B|F2B Bcd|"A" cBA F2E|
"Bm (Em"F2B B2c|"F#m)" dcB f2f|"G" faf cec|1 B2B B2A:|2 B2B Bc"G#"B||
|:"A" Ace a2a|gab a2e|"F#m" faf cec|dcd BcB|
"A"Ace a2a|gab a2e|"F#m"faf cec|dBG "(A)"A3:|
# Added by Mario .

Three comments

Leaping Lulu

A nice little tune a friend of mine found in a tunebook. My group plays this tune followed by The Blarney Pilgrim.

"Composed in 1972 while traveling in England by Greg Boardman, fiddler for the Maine band The Moosetones, on the occassion of hearing of friends’ expecting a child to be named Lulu."

Now that’s a lovely little tune. I really like the change from B-Minor to A-Major.

If you keep the chords really simple, you can play a very nice and effective backing to it: (chords in parentheses only on second repeat)

|:"Bm"F2B B2c | dcB f2B | F2B Bcd |"A" cBA F2E |
"Bm (Em"F2B B2c |"F#m)" dcB f2f |"G" faf cec |1 B2B B2A :|2 B2B Bc"G#"B ||
K: Amaj
|:"A" Ace a2a | gab a2e |"F#m" faf cec | dcd BcB |
"A"Ace a2a | gab a2e | "F#m"faf cec | dBG "(A)"A3 :|

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