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HAVE A DRINK WITH/ON ME (Ol deoc liomsa). AKA and see "Dear Lisa," "Flaxdresser (The)," "O'Sullivan's Fancy (2)," "Thade Janey Buckley's," "Vaughan’s Favorite." AKA - "Drink with Me," "Take a Drink on Me." Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of the tune was entered into the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Canon James Goodman as "O'Sullivan's Fancy (2)."

Source for notated version: New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926. Mike had the tune from his father, Barrel Rafferty, whose setting (with a different final bar) he uses [Harker].

Printed sources: Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 194, p. 60. O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 158, p. 89. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 720, p. 134 (appears as "Have a Drink On Me"). O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 20, p. 20.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF 1071, "Patrick Street." Green Linnet SIF 3067, Jack and Charlie Coen - "The Branch Line" (1992. Reissue of Topic 12TS337). Shanachie 79053, "Cherish the Ladies: Irish Women Musicians in America" (appears as "Dear Lisa"). Topic 12TS337, Jack and Charlie Coen - "The Branch Line" (1977).

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]




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