Fair of Bellaghy, The

A slip jig in the key of G

The "long" (1/4) notes are held out for an extra beat when singing the song, and the parts are not repeated. See also #15
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Abc sheet music for Fair of Bellaghy, The
X:1995 T:Fair of Bellaghy, The T:Swaggering Jig, The R:slip jig H:The "long" (1/4) notes are held out for an extra beat when singing H:the song, and the parts are not repeated. See also #15 Z:id:hn-slipjig-59 M:9/8 K:G c|BAG EGG EGG|BAG EGG A2c|BAG EGG EGG|BAG EFE D2:| |:c|Bdd ded dBG|cee efe e2f|gfe dcB AGA|AGA BEE E2:| W:1. I went to the fair of Bellaghy, W: I bought a wee swag of a pig, W: I gathered it up in my arms, W: and danced the swaggering jig. W: And it's high to the top of the heather, W: and high to the but of the sprig, W: and high to the bonnie wee lassie W: who danced the swaggering jig. W:2. As I went to the fair of Bellaghy, W: I bought a wee slip of a pig, W: and being down by the poor house, W: I whistled the swaggering jig. W: And it's high to the cups and the saucers, W: and high to the butter and bread, W: and high to the bonnie wee lassie W: who danced the swaggering jig. W:3. I being down by the poor house, W: I whistled so loud and so shrill, W: I made all the fairies to tremble W: that lived around Corcoran's hill. W: And it's high to the top of the heather W: and high to the but of the sprig, W: and high to the bonnie wee lassie W: who danced the swaggering jig.
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