The Old Favorite

Jig, G, Traditional Irish


Dots (Music Notation)

As always for traditional tunes, the musical notation and chords do not indicate the “right” way to play the tune, but are a useful reference.

Sheet music for The Old Favorite (The Old Favourite) Traditional Irish Jig. Key of G Major. Arr. Jonathan Lay 4/5/2022. Chords for The Old Favorite.
Play from the Dots
Slow tempo 65bpm
Moderate tempo 85bpm


Examples of sets that include this tune.

  • Scatter the Mud Jig Set: Scatter the Mud (A Dorian) / The Black Rogue (D) / Old Favorite (G)
  • The Old Favorite / Garrett Barry’s Jig

References and Resources

For those who want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.