Jolly Pedlar (2) (The)
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JOLLY PEDLAR , THE (An Ceannuighe/Ceannaidhe Súgach). AKA - "An Ceannuighe Súgach" (Cany-Soogagh). Irish, Air (3/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Learned by Joyce as a child in Limerick (c. 1840's).
I am a young pedlar that rambles this nation o'er,
From seaport to seaport and market towns galore,
Among jolly comrades I spend my money free,
And the brave Canny Soogagh is noted in each counterie. ... (Joyce)
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 95, p. 49.