Cock Your Pistol Charlie (2)

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X:1 T:Cock Your Pistol, Charlie [2] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin E2B B2A|B2G A2F|d2B A2F|D2E F2D| E2B B2A|B2G A2F|d2B A2F|E3 E3:| B2e e2f|g2e f2d|B2d A2F|D2E F2D| E2e e2f|g2e f2d|B2d A2F|E3 E3| B2e e2f|g2e f2d|B2d A2F|D2E F2D| EFE G2A|Bcd e2f|d2B A2F|E3 E3||



COCK YOUR PISTOL CHARLEY/CHARLIE [2]. Irish, Single Jig and Song Air. E Dorian (Roche): E Minor (Emmerson, Joyce). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Joyce): AABB (Emmerson, Roche). Learned by Joyce in his boyhood in Co. Limerick, c. 1845. Compare with the duple-time tunes in "Tap House (The) family, including Captain Murray's Reel," "Gooseberry Blossoms," "Polly's Reel," "Tap Room (The)," "Sweet Molly (1)," "Mountain Lark (7) (The)," "Youngest Daughter (1) (The)," "Hopetoun House," "Bhaintreach na Radaireacht."

Additional notes

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Printed sources : - Emmerson (Rantin' Pipe and Tremblin' String), 1971; No. 70, p. 157. Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 73, pp. 39–40. Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 2), 1912; p. 21, No. 243.

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