Behind the Haystack (1)
X:1 T:Behind the Haystack  M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:D Major A | d2e fdB | d2e fdB | AFE E2B | AFE E2B | d2e fdB | d2e fdB |AFD D2B | AFD D2A :| |:~B3 BAF | ABc d2B | AFE E2B | AFE E2A | ~B3 BAF | ABc d2B | AFD D2B | AFD D2f :| |: ~g3 fgf | ede fdB | AFE E2B | AFE E2f | ~g3 fgf | ede fdB | AFD D2B | AFD D3 :||
BEHIND THE HAYSTACK . AKA and see "Barr na Feirste," "Bhláthach Mhuimhneach (An)," "Box the Monkey," "Munster Buttermilk (1)," "Squeeze Your Thighs," "Take Her or Leave Her." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC (Boys/Lough, Mallinson, Miller): AA'BB'CC' (Vallely). As a four-part melody called "Box the Monkey," it appears in the music manuscript collection of cleric James Goodman (1828-1896). Another early printing is in Kerr's Merry Melodies, vol. 1 (c. 1875) as "Munster Buttermilk (1)."