Give Us a Drink of Water (2)
X:1 T:Give Us a Drink of Water  T:The Swaggering Jig  D:The Bothy Band 1975 M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig K:G BGG AGE DEG | BGG GFG A2A | BGG AGE DEG | cBA BGE D2D :|| Bdd dge dBG | B2d dBG ABc | Bdd dge dBG | cBA BGE D2D :||
GIVE US A DRINK OF WATER . AKA and see "Gathering of Leinster (The)," "Girls Take Care How You Marry," "Just at the Height of Her Bloom," "Munster Rake (The)," "Noggin of Cream (The)," "Oh! The Marriage," "Old Woman's Consort (The)," "She was the Proud One," "Silly Old Man (1) (The)," "Swaggering Jig (1) (The)," "Taim in Arrears," "Táim in Arréir dTigh an Óil," "Tiggit along the Room," "Welcome the Piper." Irish, Slip Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was recorded under this title by The Bothy Band, and bears no relation to "Give Us a Drink of Water (1)." In fact, the titling of this tune (usually known nowadays as "The Swaggering Jig") appears idiosyncratic to the Bothy Band, and may be a mistake on the album notes.