The Old Favorite

Jig, G, Traditional Irish
Also know as: The Kilfenora; The Old Favourite

The Old Favorite. Traditional Irish Jig. TrailJams Tune of the Week. Play it together October 9, 2022. copyright 2022 Jonathan Lay

This traditional Irish jig is a popular session and dance tune and, obviously, an old favorite.


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.

References and Resources

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