X:1 T:Sligo Bay M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Treoir, vol. 36, No. 1, 2004 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2e dBG | BAB dBA | G2e dBG | AGA BGE | G2e dBG | BAB deg | age dBG | AGA BGE :| |: gbg faf | ege def | gfg efg | aga bge | gbg faf | ege deg | age dBG | AGA BGE :|
SLIGO BAY. AKA and see : "Bobbing for Eels," "Jackson's Bottle of Brandy," "Jackson's Jug of Punch," “Pay the Reckoning.” Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune under this title was recorded in May, 1922, in New York, by South Sligo fiddler James “The Professor” Morrison (1894-1947), with Chicago piper Tome Ennis (1889-1931) and pianist John Muller. It is a setting of the older jig "Pay the Reckoning," from piper O'Farrell's Pocket Companion for the Union Pipes (c. 1805).