Kiss My Wife and Welcome
X:1 T:Kiss My Wife and Welcome M:12/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:William Litten's music manuscript collection (1800-1802) K:Edor EFE BAG FDF AGF|EFE BAG E3B3| EFE BAG FEF AGF|B/c/dB AGF|E3B3:| |:B2c d2e d2B AFD|B2c d2e fdB fdB| B2c d2e dcB AFA|B/c/dB AGF E3B3:|]
KISS MY WIFE AND WELCOME. AKA and see "Free and Easy (1)," "Humors of Ballinamult (The)," "Irish Pelt," "Jackson's Sport," "Mrs. Dungannon's Jigg." Irish, Jig (12/8 time). E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Litten): AABBCC (Hughes, Mulhollan). The tune was published in James S. Kerr's Merry Melodies (1880's) as "Free and Easy", and is included (as "Kiss My Wife, and Welcome") in John Macpherson Mullhollan's Selection of Irish and Scots Tunes (Edinburgh, 1804) and P.H. Hughes' Gems of the Emerald Isle (London, c. 1860's).