Judy Callaghan

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T:Judy Callaghan
% NFF Book 2020
T:Blewitt's Jig (Pub C.1810)
% Bush Traditions recording played by Roland Clarke
C:Jonathan Blewitt (C>1810)
S:The 'Convict Dance and Music Research Project' by Dr. Heather Blasdale-Clarke at QUT
Z:arranged by Roland Clarke, 2019
H:This tune referenced in a police report in the Sydney Gazette and
H:New South Wales Advertiser, 6th of December 1832
N:Judy Callaghan is also known as 'Barney Brallaghan' or 'Blewitt's Jig'.
N:The tune was written by Jonathan Blewitt, for a dance, somewhere between 1811 and 1814.
N:It came to be associated with a series of comic songs about Barney Brallaghan courting Judy Callaghan.
N:The distinctive C part was intended to align with a series of stamps within the dance.
B:H.E Clarke, Social Dance and Early Australian Settlement, PhD Thesis, QUT, 2018
O:Australia, NSW, Sydney
R:Slip jig
"D"F2A AGA AGA|F2A ABA"Bm"d2f|"D"F2A AGA AGA|"Bm"B2B"Em"e2d "A7"cBA:|
|:"D"f2af2a fed|f2a f2a "G"g2e|"D"f2a f2a fed|"Em"g2fe2d "A7"cBA:|
|:"D"f2za2zd2z|"Em"g2f e2d "A7"cBA|"D"f2ze2zd2z|"Bm"B2A "Em"G2F "D"FED:|

Judy Callaghan - played by Roland Clarke

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| Roland Clarke |