Humors of Kilkenny (1)
X:1 T:Humours of Kilkenny  M:6/8 L:1/8 S:McGlashan - Collection of Scots Measures (c. 1780) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A cAA A2c|efe e2d|cAA Ace|f3 a3| Ace agf|fed dcB|cAF FEF|d3 c2B| cAA A2c|efe e2d|cAA Ace|f3 a3| Ace afa|geg fdf|cAF FEF|d3 c3:| |:cAF FEF|AFE E2d|cAF FEF|d3 dfd| cAF FEF|AFE E2d|cBA BAF|A3 A3:||
HUMOURS OF KILKENNY  (Sugra Cill Cainnaig). AKA and see "Breeches Mary," "Catholic Bill's," "Din Tarrant's Favorite," "You Stay Away a Long Time," "Your Bag is Handsome My Boy." Irish (originally), Scottish; Air or Double Jig. A Major (Gow): G Major (O'Neill, Roche). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gow): AABB (O'Neill, Roche). John Glen (1891) finds the tune earliest in print in Joshua Campbell's 1778 collection (p. 63). The tune is also a variant of O'Neill's "Silken Wallet (The)."