X:1 T:House Maid M:6/8 L:1/8 N:Goodman includes the tune in his section “Jackson’s Airs” B:James Goodman music manuscript collection, vol. 4 (mid-19th century, p. 5) B:http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-four#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=8&z=-1570.4508%2C1495.3122%2C9934.2578%2C3784.7937 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin d| BAG ADD|BAG ADD|dcB AGF|GEE BEE| BAG AFD|BAG ADD|fdB AGF|GEE GEE:| |:Bee Bdd|FAF/E/ DEF|Bee Bdd|GEE BEE| Bee Bdd|FAF/E/ DFA|fdB AGF|GEE GEE:| |:BcB BAF|ABA AFA|BcB dBA|Bde/f/ e2f| gfe dcB|ABA/F/ AFD|fdB AGF|GEE GEE:| |:F|GFE AGF|BcA/F/ AFD|fdB AGF|GEE BEE| GFE AGF|BcA/F/ AF[Af]|fdB AGF|GEE GEE:|]
HOUSE MAID. AKA and see "Housemaid (1) (The)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was attributed by Anglican cleric, collector and uilleann piper James Goodman (County Cork) to the renowned 18th century gentleman-piper Walker 'Piper' Jackson, of the townland of Lisdaun, parish of Ballingarry, Aughrim, County Limerick.