Drover Lads (The)

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X:1 T:Gillun nan Dròbher T:Drover Lads, The T:Bodach an dranntan T:Grumbler, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, pp. 58-59) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e|GAB g2e|agf g2e|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| GAB g2e|agf g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| GAB g2e|agf g2e|dBB B<BA|dBB g3| agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A|| e|BGB B<BA|e2A dBG|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| BGB B<BA|e2A dBG|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| BGB B<BA|e2A dBG|dBB B<BA|dBB g3| Agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A|| e|AAe AAa|AAg f2e|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| AAe AAa|AAg f2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| AAe AAa|AAg f2e|dBB B<BA|dBB g3| agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A|| e|BAe dBG|eAe dBG|dBB B<BA|dBB B<BA| BAe dBG|eAe dBG|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<Ae| BAe dBG|eAe dBG|dBB B<BA dBB g3| agf g2e|fed g2e|dBA A<Ae|dBA A<A||

DROVER LADS, THE (Gillan an Drover). AKA and see "Gillan the Drover." Scottish, 'Highland' Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD (Gunn): AABBCCDD (Skye). See note for "Gillan the Drover." See also an untitled Irish version of the jig in Breathnach's Ceol Rince na hÉireann, vol. II (1976), No. 16.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - William Gunn (The Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes), Glasgow, 1848; pp. 58-59. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 272, p. 30. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 176.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet SIF 1047, John Cunningham - "Fair Warning" (1983).

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