Wee Bag of Praties (The)
X:2 T:Wee Bag of Praties, The M:C L:1/8 S:Howe’s 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb e/ | dBBd ecce | dBBd e2 c>e | dBBd eccd/e/ | \ L:1/16 f2d2e2c2 B4 B3|| L:1/8 B/ | B>dcB AFFG | ABcd e2 c>A | B>d cB AF F2 |\ L:1/16 f2d2e2c2 B4 B3||
WEE BAG OF PRATIES, THE. Irish, Reel (whole time). G Major. (Stanford/Petrie): B Flat Major (Howe). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. P.W. Joyce (1873) remarks: "I learned this air in my childhood; I remember also a few lines of the song, but they are quite unworthy of preservation."