Jolly Old Wife (The)

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JOLLY OLD WIFE, THE. AKA and see "Geese in the Bog (2)," "Three Little Drummers (1) (The)." Irish, Double Jig. Ireland, County Donegal. Collected by Padraig Mac Aodh O'Neill in 1905 from Herbert Hughes, published in The Journal of the Irish Folk Song Society (1905) with the notation that it was one of the most popular Donegal dance tunes (Caoimhin Mac Aoidh, 1994). The "Geese in the Bog" is an alternate title, and the name of several different jigs.

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See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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