Week #309 ~ Jimmy Ward's Jig

  1. Barbara Shultz
    Barbara Shultz
    Voting was kind of sparse this week, but I did post this poll rather late. But, in order to try to get back on some kind of schedule, I'm going to go ahead and post the winner.

    Jimmy Ward's Jig. I'm not familiar with this tune, but I am fond of jigs!

    This is the link to a tune, Pat Ward's Jig, on thesession.org, which says it's another name for Jimmy Ward's. There are 8 settings on this link.

    Here's a link to standard notation and abc on abcnotation.com from John Chambers collection.

    Here's a YouTube video on mandolin, at speed, then slow.



    Here's a nice one on fiddle and bouzouki



    If you search on You Tube, you'll find many renditions, that are part of a jig medley/set.
  2. cwboal
    cwboal
    Great playing David; certainly gives me goals to aspire to. My version in on my Herb Taylor OM. Pretty rough, I think I've been playing my mando too much lately and my finger stretch has suffered!
  3. gortnamona
    gortnamona
    nice jig this

  4. GKWilson
    GKWilson
    Wow! You guy's are kickin' this early and kickin' it hard.
    Nice job.
    I like this one. And the ever-growing list get's longer.
    Gary
  5. GKWilson
    GKWilson
    OOOPS. I thought this was this weeks tune.
    Senior moment. Continue.
  6. John Kelly
    John Kelly
    A very catchy wee tune and some great versions, gents. Well done, all.
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