Only For Barney jig

By Josephine Keegan

There are 16 recordings of this tune.

Only For Barney has been added to 21 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Only For Barney
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
BA|:GBd g3|afd cBA|GFG B (3Bcd|ecA fef|
g (3Bcd gbg|afd c3|dBG (3cBA F|GBA G3:|
g3 GBd|gbg f3|g (3efg afd|(3cBA F Dba|
gdB GBd|ede agf|g (3dcB AGA|BGF GBd:|
edB g (3dcB|edB GAB|A (3cBA Aag|fed cBA|
B3 gdB|GBB FAA|BdB A (3cBA|BGF (3GGG z:|

Three comments

Only for Barney

Source: Niall Ó Murchú

Composed by fiddler and pianist Josephine Keegan (b. 1935), of Mullaghbawn, south County Armagh, who explains that Barney was a pet name for her daughter, whose delight was watching the TV show “The Flintstones.” (The Keegan Tunes), 2002; pg. 51.