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This setting of the popular song air is the tune that James Morrison and McKenna place before the more commonly played "Trippin' on the Mountain".

It makes for a nice dance tune, and McKenna achieves a really solid tone and a nice buoyant rhythmic momentum that brings it out well.

In the clip below I play a bit of the sort breath articulation that I used, and then I play the melody.

There are a couple of nice turns that are a little different from the standard song version such as the first few notes of the first part and McKenna's hopping down to the B from the high Es in the 2nd and 6th bars of the second part.



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