Beer Drinker (The)
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BEER DRINKER, THE. AKA and see "Jackson's Stranger (1)," "Larry the Beer Drinker," "Paddy "Go Easy"." Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC (Kennedy, Kerr, Levey): AABCCDD (). Kerr identifies the tune as Irish. The tune appears in R.M. Levey's 1858 Dance Music of Ireland under this title.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Kennedy (Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 5, p. 4. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880's; No. 52, p. 40. Levey (First Collection of the Dance Music of Ireland), 1858; No. 46, pp. 18-19.