Is It Silk that's in Your Bag My Boy?

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X:1 T:Is It Silk That's In Your Bag M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Levey - Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection (1873) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Emin c | BGE EFE | AFD DED | BGE EGB | c3 B2A | BGE EGE | AFD DED | E2c BcA | G3 G2 :|| D | GAG GBd | ege dBG | GAG GBd | e2f g3 | GAG GBd | ege dBG | AGE EDE | c2B A2D | GAG GBd | ege dBG | GAG GBd | e2f g3 | agf gfe | fed edB | cBA BAG | cdc cBA ||



IS IT SILK THAT'S IN YOUR BAG, MY BOY? AKA - "An sioda ata id' bhalluit, a bhuachaill?" AKA and see "Silk in the Bag," "Silken Wallet (The)," "Brown Wallet." Irish, Jig. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A variant of "Over the River to Charlie (1)." Printed in O'Neill as "Silken Wallet (The)." The title is a translation of the Irish "Sioda ata id' bhalluit a bhuachaill? (An)." See also Samuel Bayard's note for "Over the River to Charlie (1)" for more.

Additional notes

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Printed sources : - JIFSS, No. 12, p. 21. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book: Jigs & Quicksteps, Trips & Humours), 1997; No. 169, p. 40 (appears as "Silk in the Bag"). Levey (Dance Music of Ireland, 2nd Collection), 1873; No. 2, p. 1. Mangan & O'Daly (The Poets and Poetry of Munster), 1849; p. 222. Mangan & O'Daly (The Poets and Poetry of Munster), 1850; p. 122. Mangan, Meehan & Hennessey (The Poets and Poetry of Munster), 1884; p. 270. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 891, p. 165 (appears as "The Silken Wallet").

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