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I BURIED MY WIFE AND DANCED ON THE TOP OF HER GRAVE (jig)

I buried my wife - MP3
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"I buried my wife and danced on the top of her grave" is a traditional jig in D mixolydian with two parts of 8 bars.

 

 

To start we can play only two chords:

A

B

Chord chart 1 - MP3
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Chord chart 3 - MP3
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You can listen to this jig on the album "Playing with fire" by the band Dervish (1995).

Altan

On the 4th bar we have a F# and a G, so we can try to do a G like this one:

The grid :

A

B

Then to go further, we can substitute with seventh. Keeping the same chord on two bars, we get down and high with the C major at the end, which create a tension before to start again :

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We can also add one at the end of the first part.

On the second part we can do a B minor instead of the D in the third bar. Here we have a bass ascent with "power chords" :

Chord chart 2 - MP3
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Using this chords: