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X: 1 T:Gallagher's Jig R:Jig S:Bruce's 250 M:6/8 L:1/8 F:http://www.john-chambers.us/~jc/music/abc/mirror/kirby98.fsnet.co.uk/fr/Frieze_Britches_1.abc K:D FED EFG|AdB =cAG|A2A BAG|FAF GFE|! FED EFG|AdB =cAG|FAF GEA|DED D3:|! |:d2e fed|e2d cAG|A2A BAG|FAF GFE|! d2e fed|e2d cAG|FAF GEA|DED D3:|! |:DED =c3|AdB =cAG|AB^c d3|ded cAG|! DED ~=c3|AdB =cAG|FAF GEA|DED D3:|! |:d2e fdd|add fdd|c2d eAA|fAA eAA|! d2e fdd|add fdd|faf gec|1 edc d3:|2 edc d2g||! fed edc|ded cAG|A^GA BA=G|FAF GFE|! fed edc|ded cAG|FAF GEA|DED D2g|! fed edc|ded cAG|A^GA BA=G|FAF GFE|! fed efg|afd cAG|FAF GEA|DED D3||!



GALLAGHER'S [1]. AKA and see "Brístín Mire (An)," "Cunla," "Friar's Breeches," "Friar's Britches," "Frieze Breeches (1)/Frieze Britches (1)," "I Buried My Wife and Danced on Her Grave," "On St. Patrick's Day I was Gay," "Soup of Good Drink (The)," "Trumlo (The)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BBCC'DD'E. Paddy Killoran recorded the tune under this title. Source O'Leary maintained fiddle Padraig O'Keeffe knew this tune as "Gallagher's" and that it was "the Galway crowd" that called it "Frieze Breeches." Uilleann piper O'Farrell printed a version in London as "Soup of Good Drink (The)" in the early years of the 19th century. Nevertheless, this particular tune is almost universally known in sessions as "Frieze Breeches", while the "Gallagher's" title is usually applied to the melodically similar tune "Gallagher's Frolic (3)". See also "Gallagher's Frolic (1)" and "Gallagher's Frolic (2)" for variants which appear to be transitional.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan].

Printed sources : - Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 275, p. 157.

Recorded sources : - RTE CD174, "The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master Padraig O'Keeffe."




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