Cow that Ate the Blanket (1) (The)
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COW THAT ATE THE BLANKET , THE. AKA and see "Kitty Come Over." Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Russell): AABB (Black, Mulvihill). Doolin, North Clare tin whistle player Micho Russell (1989) noted this tune was played for the Clare set. According to Russell (who was known for "embellishing" his stories) "it was a disease in some cows" who were known to consume clothes, shirts, frocks or other articles.
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Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 74, p. 38. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 99, p. 85. Russell (The Piper's Chair), 1989; p. 5.