The One After It jig

Also known as Eddie Kelly’s, Eddie Kelly’s Jig No. 1, Paddy Kelly’s.

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

The One After It has been added to 19 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The One After It
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|:F2D DCA,|CDE DFA|d^cd fde|dcA ~G3|
AdB c2A|BGA FDE|F2G EAG|ED^CD3:|
K:D
|:dfa~g3|ece gec|dfa ged|cde d2g|
fga efg|cde A2G|Ace dcA|1GEA D2 c:|2GEA DEG||
X: 2
T: The One After It
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
E|:F2D DCA,|CDE D2A|~d3 fde|d^cA ~G3|
AdB c2A|BGA FDE|=FCA, (3=FGA =F|GEA D2E:|
^c|:daf ~g3|ece age|daf gfg|cde d2e|
fga efg|cde E^GB| A^ce d^cA|GEA D3:|
X: 3
T: The One After It
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
F2D DCA, | CDE D2D | d3 fde | dcA G3 |
AdB c2A | BGA FDE | =FCA, ^FAF |1 GEC DAG :|2 GEC DFA |
daf g3 | afd g/f/ec | dfa gfg | cde d^cd |
fga efg | ^cde E^GB | Ace d^cA | GEA DFA |
d3 g3 | ece age | daf gfg | cde d^cd |
fga efg | ^cde E^GB | A^ce d=cA | GEA D3 ||

Eight comments

The One After It

This has been a favorite jig of mine that I have heard played locally for eons by flute player Vinnie Cronin. It was elusive to find out the name of the tune because Vinnie never seemed to know which one I was referring to when asked. Eventually he knew which tune I was taking about and said he called it "Monks Of The Screw." I tried putting a query to Itrad years ago and all that resulted was a recording by that title. My friend John Sherry had it and made me a copy (great recording BTW) and I’m happy to say I finally have the tune.

Posted here is the transcription from that recording.

Or what I meant was there was a band by that name. The title of the recording is Brathar Na NÓl.

I believe this is the jig Liz Carrol and Tommy Maguire recorded as Paddy Kelly’s. Their version is a little different, though.

The One After It, X:2

Learnt this version from Clare Egan at the Willie Clancy down in Milltown Malby last year as ‘Eddie Kelly’s’ . I quickly realised this wasn’t the name the tune was commonly known by so I’ve been searching for another name for it since - thank you! I fell in love with this tune as soon as I heard it. This version is similar to the version Liz Carroll and Tommy Maguire recorded as ‘Paddy Kelly’s’.

Eddie Kelly’s

I have since come to understand this is an Eddy Kelly composition. I’ve been calling it "Eddie Kelly’s" ever since.

The One After It, X:3

July 24, 2016. I was taught this version #3 as "Paddy Kelly’s Jig" yesterday at a tune workshop in Bristol. Lovely tune, well worth learning but probably not the easiest to absorb by ear in one sitting!

Re: The One After It

Yes, you’re right, fidicen, and I’ve been calling it "Paddy Kelly’s Jig" now too. It was composed by Paddy Kelly.