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GOODBYE WHISKEY. AKA and see "Farewell to Whiskey (1)," "Ladies Triumph (1)," "Young America." American, Scottish (originally); Reel or March (4/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Originally composed by Niel Gow (Scotland) for the prohibition of whisky-making in Scotland at the end of the 18th century in 1799. See note for "Farewell to Whiskey (1)" for more.
Source for notated version: John White (Greene County, Pa., 1930's), Frank St. Clair (elderly fifer from Greene County, Pa., 1960), Thomas Patterson (Elizabeth, Pa., 1930's) [Bayard].
Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 256, p. 218.