Johnny When You Die (Fling) Traditional

Johnny When You Die is a popular old tune played throughout the Ireland and abroad.  It's a fling, which are usually simple tunes in a skippy rhythm, in Ireland the fling is often danced as a two-hand dance whereas in Scotland it's often danced in solo dance form.  The fling is in duple metre (in cut time and has a dotted rhythm) and is related to the highland fling and the hornpipe rhythms which are found throughout the British Isles.  A typical fling has 16-bars, dividied in two, in the form AABB. 

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Learn to Play A Part 'Johnny When You Die'

Phrase 1 A Part

Phrase 3 A Part

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Phrase 2 A Part

Phrase 4 A Part

Phrase 1&2 A Part

Phrase 3&4 A Part

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Learn to Play B Part 'Johnny When You Die'

Phrase 1 B Part

Phrase 3&4 B Part

Phrase 2 B Part

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Phrase 1&2 B Part

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