Joe Kennedy’s jig

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Joe Kennedy’s appears in 1 other tune collection.

Joe Kennedy's has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Joe Kennedy's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Edor
|:B|BEE BEE|BAG FEF|DED FDF|ABc dfd|
BEE def|gfe fdB|AFA AdF|FEE E2:|
|:e|e/f/ge fed|e/f/ge fed|d/e/fe dAF|DFA def|
edB def|gbg edB|AFA AdF|FEE E2:|

Four comments

this is a cousin of “apples in winter” and it’s a nice one!

Where’d you get it? Which Joe Kennedy?

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Origin

I found it in Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, by Patrick Sky (1995).

Re: Joe Kennedy’s

I found it note for note in P W Joyce’s ‘Ancient Irish Music’ (held in Sheffield University library). Joyce calls it Kennedy’s Jig and writes, ‘Taken down in 1847, from the whistling of William Sheedy, of Fanningstown, in the county Limerick.’