X:1 T:Groom – Larry Grogan M:6/8 L:1/8 B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 11) B: http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-four#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=14&z=-1273.7261%2C2819.0478%2C6898.7901%2C2628.3289 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G dc|BGB BGB|AFA AFA|B/c/dB cAF|GGG G2 d/c/| BGB BGB|AFA ABc|B/c/dB cAF|GGG G2:| |:=f3 edc|Bcd dBG|G=f^f efg|AAA A3| =f3 edc|Bcd dBG|B/c/dB cAF|GGG G2:|]
GROOM. AKA and see "Bobbing for Eels," "Bottle of Punch (The)," "Bowl of Punch (The)," "Butchers of Bristol (1) (The)," "Dairymaid (6) (The)," "Fishing for Eels," "Glens of Mayo (The)," "Humours of Milltown (2) (The)," "Ioc an Reicneail," "Jackson's Bottle of Brandy," "Jackson's Jug of Punch," "Jackson's Jug of Brandy," "Jug of Punch (5) (The)," "Old Man's Jig (The)," "Pay the Reckoning, "Sweet Larry." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The tune as "Groom, AKA Larry Grogan" was entered into vol. 4 (p. 11) of the mid-19th century music manuscripts of Canon James Goodman, County Cork. The tune is attributed by Goodman (and, later, by Brendan Breathnach) to the 18th century gentleman-piper Walker 'Piper' Jackson, of the townland of Lisdaun, parish of Ballingarry, Aughrim, County Limerick.