Lonesome Jig (1) (The)
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LONESOME JIG , THE. AKA and see "Rolling Wave (1) (The)/Rolling Waves (1)." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The first part is almost identical to Joyce's jig "Humors of Glenflesk (The)," a town not far from source O'Leary's home. See also the cognate "Old Woman's Purse of Money (2) (The)."
Source for notated version: Bill the Weaver (Bill Murphy, father of fiddler Denis Murphy) via accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region) [Moylan].
Printed sources: Ceol, vol. 5, No. 1. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 122, p. 71.
Recorded sources: Gael-Linn CEF132, Johnny O'Leary - "An Calmfhear/The Trooper" (1989. Appears as "Bill the Weaver").