Haul Her across the Road
X:1 T:Haul her across the Road M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 3, c. 1883, No. 105, p. 40) B: http://grier.itma.ie/book-three#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=39&z=-226.5958%2C155.2042%2C2876.4366%2C1197.8184 N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A2d cAG|Add cAG|F2D DED|F2G AFD| A2d cAG|Add d2e|f2d g2f|1 edc dcB:|2 edc d3|| |:e|fdf agf|eAA gfe|ded fed|ecA A2g| fdf agf|eAA gfe|fg/a/f gec|ded dcB:|
HAUL HER ACROSS THE ROAD. AKA and see "Humors of Mullinafauna (1) (The)," "Little Bag of Meal (The)," "Nancy Hynes." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. The tune was entered as "Haul Her across the Road" in Book 3 of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). Grier researchers Fr. John Quinn and Conor Ward find the tune cognate with "Humors of Mullinafauna (1) (The)," "Little Bag of Meal (The)," and "Nancy Hynes." Similarly titled tunes, reels, are called "Drag Her Around the Road (1)" and "Drag Her Around the Road (2)."