Tongs by the Fire (1)

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X:1 T:Tongs by the Fire [1] R:Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 K:G G2B cAF | Gge dBG |c3 B3 | ABG FED | G2B cAF | Gge dBG |cBA Bdg | fef g3 :| |: gdB gdB |gaf gdB | gfg fag | fdd def | g3 f3 | efe def | gdB ABc | BGG G3 :|



TONGS BY THE FIRE [1] (An t-ursul taobna teinne). AKA and see "Come to the Raffle." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (O'Neill). The jig was recorded at least once under the ‘mondegreen’ title “Tongues of Fire” (by piper Leo Rowsome).


Additional notes



Printed sources : - O'Neill (O’Neill’s Irish Music), 1915; No. 180, p. 98. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 962, p. 179. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 185, p. 45. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 84.

Recorded sources : - Topic 12TS337, Jack and Charlie Coen - "The Branch Line" (1977).

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



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