Tunes for the Minimal Ceilidh Tune Book
compiled by Thomas Green


32-BAR SINGLE JIGS
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X: 1
T:Oyster Girl
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:G
B/2c/2|"G"ded B2G|"D7"A2F DEF|"G"G2G BGB|"Am"d2c "D7"A3|
"G"ded Bdg|"C"f2e c2e|"G"d2B "D7"cBA|"G"G3 G2:|
d/2c/2|:"G"Bcd Bcd|"C"e2c edc|"D7"ABc ABc|"G"d2B d2B|
"G"ded Bdg|"C"f2e c2e|"G"d2B "D7"cBA|"G"G3 G2:|


X: 2
T:Whose
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:G
(3D/2E/2F/2|"G"G2G "D7"F2F|"G"GFG D2D|"C"E2E "Am"c2B|"D7"A3-A2D|
"C"E2c cBc|"G"d2B G2D|"C"E2c "D7"B2A|"G"G3 G2:|
B/2c/2|:"G"d2d ded|"A7"^c3 A2B|"D7"=c2c cdc|"G"B3 d3|
"C"e2c "D7"A2e|"G"d2B G2B|"D7"d2d "D7"cBA|"G"G3 G2:|



X: 3
T:Seven Stars
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:D
A|"D"d2A A2F|"G"GAB "D"A3|"G"Bcd "A"efg|"D"fed "A"cBA|
"D"d2A A2F|"G"GAB "D"A3|"G"Bcd "Em"efg|"A"Adc "D"d2::
f|:"A"e2A A2f|"A"efg "D"f3|"A"efg "D"fed|"A"cec A3|
"G"BGB "D"AFA|"G"BGB "D"AFA|"G"Bcd "Em"efg|"A7"Adc "D"d2:|


X: 4
T:New Rigged Ship
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:D
A|"D"dcd d2f|"D"dcd d2f|"A"ecA Ace|"A"ecA ABc|
"D"dcd d2f|"D"dcd "A"ecA|"G"Bcd "A7"edc|"D"d3 -d2::
f/2g/2|:"D"a2f a2f|"Bm"ded dfa|"Em"b2g b2g|"A7"efe efg|
"D"a2f a2f|"Bm"def "D"d2f|"A7"ecA ABc|"D"d3 -d2:|

X: 5
T:Major Mackie
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:D
A|"D"ABc dcd|"G"B2e e2d|"A7"c2a a^ga|"D"f2d dcB|
"D"ABc dcd|"G"B2e e2d|"A7"c2a gfe|"D"d3 d2:|
e|:"D"f2f def|"Em"g2g g2f|"A7"e2e cde|"D"f3 "A7"a2f|
"Bm"ddd def|"Em"g2B e2d|"A7"c2a gfe|"D"d3 d2:|

X: 6
T:The Old Horned Sheep or The Humours Of Donnybrook
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:G
(3d/2e/2f/2|"G"g2G GFG|"C"EGG "G"DGG|"G"g2G GFG|"A7"EAG "D7"FED|
"G"g2G GFG|"C"EGG "G"DGG|"C"EGG "D7"FGA|"G"BGG G2:|
D|:"G"Bdd dBG|Bdd d2G|"G"Bdd dBG|"Am"cBc "D7"A2c|
"G"Bdd dBG|"G"Bdd "D7"def|"Em"gfe dcB|"Am"ABG "D7"FED:|

X: 7
T:The Hundred Pipers
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:G %Transposed from A
G/2A/2|"G"B2D DED|"C"E2G G2e|"G"d2B BAG|"Am"B2A "D7"AGA|
"G"B2D DED|"C"E2G G2e|"G"d2B "D7"AGA|"G"G3 -G2::
B/2c/2|:"G"d2d dBd|"C"e2g g2e|"G"d2B BAG|"Am"B2A "D7"ABc|
"G"d2d def|"C"g2g gfe|"G"d2B "D"AGA|"G"G3 -G2:|


X: 8
T:Cock of the North
R: 32-bar single jig
M:6/8
K:G %Transposed from A
d|"G"B2B BAG|"G"GBd "C"e2d|"G"B2B BAG|"A7"ABA "D7"A2c|
"G"B2B BAG|"G"GBd "C"e2d|"G"B2B "D7"ABA|"G"G3 G2:|
d|:"G"g2d "C"e2d|"G"g2d "C"e2d|"G"BcB BAG|"Am"A3 "D7"A2d|
"G"g2d "C"e2d|"G"g2d "C"e2d|"G"B2B "D7"ABA|"G"G3 G2:|


48-BAR JIGS
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X: 9
T:Sweets of May
M:6/8
K:D %Transposed from G
a/2g/2|"D"f2d "A7"ecA|"D"ded d2e|"D"f2d def|"G"g3 "A7"a2g|
"D"f2d ecA|"D"ded d2e|"D"f2d "A7"ecA|"D"d3 -d2:|
e|:"Em"efe e2d|"Bm"B2c d2^d|"Em"efe g2a|"Bm"b2a "G"g2f|
"Em"efe e2d|"Bm"B2c d2^d|"Em"e2e "Bm"fed|"Em"e3 -e2:|
fg|:"D"a3 aga|"A"A3 ABA|"G"g3 gfg|"A7"A3 ABc|
"D"d2A d2e|"D"f2d f2g|"A7"a2A ABc|"D"d3 -d2:|


X:10
T:Merrily Kiss the Quaker's Wife
R:48-bar jig
M:6/8
K:G
D|"G"GAB D2B|"C"c2A "G"BGE|"G"GAB DEG|"Am"A3-"D7"AGE|
"G"GAB D2B|"C"c2A "G"BGE|"G"GAB "D"D2E| "G"G3-G2:|
A|:"G"BGG AGG|"G"BGG AGE|"G"GAB DEG|"D"A3-AGA|
"G"BGG AGG|"G"BGG AGE|"G"GAB "D7"D2E| "D"G3-G2:|
d|:"G"~g3 "D"aga|"G"bge dBd|"G"~g3 gab|"Am"~a3-a2a|
"C"g2g "D"fgf|"C"efe "G"dBA|"G"GAB "D"D2E| "G"G3-G2:|


X: 11
T:The Bedbreaker
R:48-bar jig
S:Peeping Tom Tunebook
C:Ian Wilson
M:6/8
K:G
"G"D2G G2D|"C"E2G "D7"FGA|"G"B2G G2D|"C"EFG "D7"F2E|"G"D2G G2D|"C"E2G "D7"FGA|"G"B2z G3|"D7"E2F "G"G3:|
|:"G"B2g f2g|"C"e3-e2f|"G"gfe d2B|"Am"A3-"D7"ABA|"G"G2B BAB|"Am"c2A "D7"d2c|"G"B2G "D7"A2F|1
"G"G3-G3:|2"G3"G3 F3||
"Em"E3 F3|"Em"G3 A3|"Em"Bee e2^d|"Em"e3-e3|"Em"E3 F3|"Em"G3 A3|"Bm"B2A G2F|"Bm"G2F E2^D||
"Em"E3 F3|"Em"G3 A3|"Em"Bee e2^d|"Em"e3 e2f|"C"g2f gfe|"G"d2g "Em"B2d|"Am"cdc "D7"B2A|"G"G3-G3||

X: 12
T:Dingle Regatta
R:48-bar jig
M:6/8
K:G
B/2c/2|"G"d^cd e2d|"G"BAB d2B|"D"A2A AGA|"G"B2A "D7"G2B|
"G"d^cd e2d|"Em"BAB d2B|"D7"A2A ABA|"G"G3 -G2:|
B|:"D7"d3 def|"G"g3 gfg|"D"a2a aga|"G"b2a gfe|
"D"d2d def|"G"g2g gfg|"D"a2g "D7"f2e|"D7"def "G"g2:|
d|:"G"gbg dgd|"G"BdB G2G|"D7"FGA DEF|"G"G2B def|
"G"gbg dgd|"G"BdB G2G|"D7"FGA DEF|"G"G3 -G2:|

32-BAR ENGLISH-STYLE REELS
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X:13
T:Jamie Allen
R:32-bar reel
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:G %Transposed from D
G/2A/2|"G"BG GA|"G"B>AG A/2B/2|"D7"cA AB|"D7"cd/c/ BA|
"G"Gg g/2f/2e|"G"d2 B>c|"G"dd "D7"c/2B/2A|"G" G2 G:|
B/2A/2|:"G"Gg g>f|"C"ed cB|"Am"Aa a>g|"D"fd ef|
"G"g>a ge|"G"d2 B>c|"G"dd "D7"c/2B/2A|"G" G2 G:|


X: 14
T:Knick-Knack
R:32-bar reel
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:G
D|"G"G/2F/2G/2A/2 BB|"G"G/2F/2G/2A/2 BB|"Am"d/2c/2B/2c/2 AA| "D7"d/2c/2B/2c/2 AA|
"G"G/2F/2G/2A/2 BB|"Em""Em"G/2F/2G/2A/2 BB| "D7"d/2c/2B/2c/2 A/2c/2B/2A/2|"G"GB G:|
B/2c/2:|"G"d3/2c/2 Bd|"G"gg d2|"Am"d/2c/2B/2c/2 AA|"D7"d/2c/2B/2c/2 AA|
"G"d3/2c/2 Bd|"G"gg d2|"D7"d/2c/2B/2c/2 A/2c/2B/2A/2|"G"GB G:|


X: 15
T:My Love is But a Lassie Yet
R:32-bar reel
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:D
d/2c/2|:"D"dDFA |"D"dDD d/2c/2|"D"dDFA |"A7"eEE  d/2c/2| 
"D"dDFA|"G" Bgfe| "A7"d/2c/2B/2A/2 B/2c/2d/2e/2|"D" fdd :|
f/2g/2|:"D"a>fg>e|"D" fdd  f/2g/2|"D" a>fga|"Em" bee f/2g/2|
"D" a>fg>e| "D"fd "A"ed|"D" d/2c/2B/2A/2 B/2c/2d/2e/2|"D" fdd :|

X: 16
T:La Russe
R:32-bar reel
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:G
B/2A/2|"G"GB/2B/2 Bd/2d/2|"G"dg gf/2g/2|"C"ag ec|"Am"ed/2e/2 "D7"d/2c/2B/2A/2|
"G"GB/2B/2 Bd/2d/2|"G"dg gf/2g/2|"C"ed "D7"dF/2G/2|"G"AG G:|
K:D
A|:"D"Ad dc/2B/2|"D"Aa ag/2f/2|"A7"gf ge|"D"f/2g/2a/2g/2 "A7"fd|
"D"Ad dc/2B/2|"D"Aa ag/2f/2|"A7"gf ge|"D"d3:|


X: 17
T:Jessie's Hornpipe (The Ton)
R:32-bar reel
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:G
B/2c/2|"G"dg gB/2c/2|"G"Bd dB/2A/2|"G"GG "D7"AA|"G"B/2A/2B/2c/2 "D7"BB/2c/2|
"G"dg gB/2c/2|"Em"Bd dB/2A/2|"Am"GG "D7"AG/2A/2|"G"G3:|
B/2c/2|:"G"dg "C"ec|"G"dg "C"ec|"G"d3/2B/2 GB|"Am"A/2G/2A/2B/2 "D7"AB/2c/2|
"G"dg "C"ec|"G"dg "C"ec|"G"B/2d/2B/2G/2 "D7"A/2c/2A/2F/2|"G"G3:|


X: 18
T:Brighton Camp
R:32-bar reel
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:G
g/2f/2|:"G"ed/2c/2 BA|"G"BG "C"EE/2F/2|"G"GG G/2A/2B/2c/2|\
"G"dd/2c/2 "D7"Bg/2f/2|"G"ed/2c/2 BA|"G"BG "C"EG|"D7"F/2G/2A/2F/2 DE/2F/2|"G"G2 G:|
d/2c/2|: "G"Bd "D7"ef|"G"gd/2c/2 "D7"B/2A/2G|"G"B/2c/2d ef|"Am7"g2 "  D7"f g/2f/2|
"G"ed/2c/2 BA|"G"B/2A/2G/2F/2 "C"EG|"D7"F/2G/2A/2F/2 D/2E/2F/2D/2|"G"G2 G:|


CIRCLE DANCES
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X: 19
T:Djatchko Kolo
R:32-bar tune used for a ?Serbian circle dance
M:4/4
L:1/4
K:G %Transposed from D
"G"dd de|"G"de d2|"G"dg "C"fe|"G"d2 B2|
"G"dd de|"G"de d2|"G"dg "C"fe|"G"d2 B2||
"D7"dc cc|"G"dB BB|"D7"dc cc|"G"dB BB||
"G"G/2A/2B "D7"BA|"G"G/2A/2B "D7"BA|"G"G/2A/2B "D7"BA|"G"G2 "D7"D2|
"G"G/2A/2B "D7"BA|"G"G/2A/2B "D7"BA|\"G"G/2A/2B "D7"BA|"G"G2 G2|

X: 20
T:Nigun Atik
R:Israeli
C:Trad (Israeli)
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Am
"E" ^GA F^G "Dm" AB ^GA|"E" B8|"E"Bc de "Dm"dc BA|"E"B8|
"E" Be ed "Dm"dc cB|"F"A2 AB "E"^G4|"E"^GA F^G "Dm"AB ^GF|"E"E8|
"C" e4e4|"G" de dc d2 B2|"Am" c4 c2 BA|"E"B2e2B2E2|
"C" e4e4|"G" de dc d2 B2|"F" AB cA "E"Bc B^G"Am" |A8||


16 and 32-BAR HORNPIPES
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X: 21
T:Harvest Home
M:4/4
L:1/8
R:Hornpipe
K:D
A>F|"D"D>AF>A D>AF>A|"D"defe dcBA|"A"eAfA gAfA|"Em"edcB "A7"AGFE|
"D"DAFA DAFA|"D"defe dcBA|"A7"eAfA gece|"D"d2f2 d2:|
cd|:"A7"eA (3AAA "D"fA (3AAA|"A7"g2 f2 eA (3AAA|
"A"eAfA gAfA|"Em"(3efe (3dcB "A7"(3ABA (3GFE|"D"DAFA DAFA|
"D"defe dcBA|"A7"eAfA gece|"D"d2f2 d2:|


X: 22
T:Humours of California
M:4/4
L:1/8
R:Hornpipe
K:G
(3DEF|"G"G>FG>B "D7"A>GE>D|"G"GBdg "C"e2(3"D7"def|"G"gfgd "Em"edBG|"Am"ABAG "D7"E2(3DEF|\
"G"GFGB "D7"AGED|"G"GBdg "C"e2(3"D7"def|"G"gfgd "Em"edBG|(3"D7"ABA G>F "G"G2:|
(3def|:"Em"gfeg "D"fedf|"C"edef "G"edBd|"Em"gfgd edBG|"Am"ABAG "D7"E2(3DEF|
"G"GFGB "D7"AGED|"G"GBdg "C"e2(3"D7"def|"G"gfgd "Em"edBG|(3"D7"ABA G>F "G"G2:|

X: 23
T:John Peel
M:4/4
L:1/8
R:Hornpipe
K:G %Transposed from A
Bc|"G"d2d2 B2Bc|"G"d2d2 B2AB|"D7"c2c2 A2AB|"D7"c2c2 A2BA|
"G"G2G2 g3g|"C"f2e2 "G"d2cB|"C"e2cA "G"G2FG|"D7"A4 "G"G2:|

X: 24
T:Keel Row
M:4/4
L:1/8
R:Hornpipe
K:G %Transposed from A
dc|"G"B2GB "C"c2Ac|"G"B2GB "D7"AFDc|"G"B2GB "C"c2Ac|"G"B/2G3/2"D7"A/2F3/2 "G"G2:|
GA|"G"B/2d3/2dg "C"e2dc|"G"B2GB "D7"AFDc|"G"B/2d3/2dg "C"e2dc|"G"B/2G3/2"D7"A/2F3/2 "G"G2:|

X: 25
T:Trumpet Hornpipe (Pugwash)
M:4/4
L:1/8
R:Hornpipe
K:G
(3DEF|(3"G"GGGG2 (3GGGG2|"G"BGBd gdBG|(3"D7"DDDD2 (3DDDD2|"D7"FDFA dAFD|
(3"G"GGGG2 (3GGGG2|"G"BGBd g2ag|"D"fafd "A7"ege^c|"D"d2d2 "D7"d2:||
^c|:(3"G"dddd2 (3dddd2|"C"efgf edcB|"Am"cded cBAG|"D7"FGAG FDEF|
(3"G"GGG G2 (3"G7"=FFF F2|(3"C"EEE E2 (3"Cm"_EEEE2|"D7"D2fe dcBA|"G"G2B2 G2:||


POLKAS
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X: 26
T:Maggie in the Wood
M:2/2
L:1/4
R:Polka
K:G
B/2A/2|"G" GDGA |"Em" Beef/2e/2 |"G" dB "Am"AG/2A/2 |"D7" BAAB/2A/2 | "G" GDGA |
"Em" Beef/2e/2 |"G" dB "D7"AB/2A/2|G2 G:|| d|:"C"gfed|"Em"Bdef/2e/2|"G"dB B/2A/2/2G/2A/2|
"G"BAAd|"C"gfed|"Em"Bdef/2e/2 |"G" dB "D7"AB/2A/2|G2 G:|

X: 27
T:Jenny Lind
M:2/2
L:1/4
R:Polka
K:D
"D"FA "G"GB|"D"Af f/2e/2f|"A"Ge e/2d/2e|"D"Fd d/2c/2d|
"D"FA "G"GB|"D"Af f/2e/2f|"A"ge c/se/2d/2c/2|"D"dfd2:|
K:G
|:"G"gf "C"e/2g/2f/2e/2|"G"dB B/2A/2B/2d/2|"D"cA A/2G/2A/2c/2|"G"BG G e/2f/2|
"G"gf "C"e/2g/2f/2e/2|"G"dB B/2c/2d/2B/2|"D"cA A/2c/2B/2A/2|"G"GB G2:|


WALTZES
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X: 28
T:Eglantine
R: 32-bar waltz
C: Cliff Stapleton
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:D
A/2F/2|"D"DFA|"G"d>c d/2e/2|"D"f e/2f/2"A"e/2d/2|"A"A2 "D7"F|"G"GBd|"A"Ace|"D"d>c "A"d/2e/2|fdA/2F/2|
|"D"DFA|"G"d>c d/2e/2|"D"fe/2f/2"A"e/2d/2|"A"A2 "D7"F|"G"GBd|"A"Ace|"D"d>e "A"d/2c/2| "D"d2:|
d/2e/2|:"Bm"f e/2f/2e/2d/2|"Em"g f/2g/2f/2e/2|"D"f e/2f/2e/2d/2|"A"A2 "D7"F|"G"GBd|
"A"Ace|"D"d>c "A"d/2e/2|"D"fd d/2e/2|"Bm"f e/2f/2e/2d/2|"Em"g f/2g/2f/2e/2|
"D"f e/2f/2e/2d/2|"A"A2 "D7"F|"G"GBd|"A"Ace|"D"d>e "A"d/2c/2| "D"d2:|

X: 29
T:Cader Idris
R: 32-bar waltz
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:G %Transposed from D
d|"G"gdB|"G"G>A B|"Am"|cea|"D"fdf|"G"gdB|"C"c>de|"G"dg "D"f|"G"g2:|
g/2a/2||"G"bgb| "D"afd| "C"geg| "D"fd g/2a/2|"G"bgb|"D"afd| "C"gfe|"D"d2 e/2f/2|
"G"gdB|"G"G>A B|"Am"cea|"D"fdf|"G"gdB|"C"c>de|"G"dg "D"f|"G"g2 ||


TUNES FOR SINGING SQUARES
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X: 30
T:I Wanna Be Near You (Au près de ma blonde)
R: 20-bar jig for own dance
M:6/8
K:D
D|"D"F2G "A"F2E|"D"D3 D2F|"D"A2A "G"B2B|"D"A3-A2D|"D"F2G "A"F2E|"D"D3 D2F|
"D"A2A "G"B2B|"D"A3-A2A|"Bm"B2B B2F|"Em"G3-G2G|"A7"A2A A2E|"D3"F3 "A7"A3|"D3"D3 "A7"EFG|
"D"F3 A3|"Em"E2G "A7"F2E|"D"D2B, "A7"A,3|"D"D3 "A7"EFG|"D"F3 A3|"Em"E2G "A7"F2E|"D"D3-D2||