Garry Owen (or Garryowen)


Key: G

Form: Jig

ABC

X: 1
T: Garry Owen
C: J-17
M: 6/8
R: jig
K: G
g/f/| “G”edc BAG| BcB Bgf| edc BAG| “D”ABA Agf|
“G”edc BAG| BcB B2c| def gdB| “D”ABA A2 : |
|:\
B/c/| “G”d2B d2B| d2B dgf| “C”e2c e2c| e2c e2f|
“G”g2a b2a| gfe dcB| def gdB| “D”ABA A2 : |

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Source (if known): Trad.

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Region: Ireland*

*Notes: This jig can be traced back to c.1750. It was composed re: a place in Limerick, known as Owens Garden, this according to a comment on TheSession.org.

This tune is said to have been played for General George Armstrong Custer’s 7th Cavalry as they set of for what was to become the fateful battle of the Little Big Horn.