Whiskey You're the Devil

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WHISKEY YOU'RE THE DEVIL (Uisge Beata Is Tu an Diabal!). AKA and see "Gypsy Hornpipe (4)," "Off to California (1)," "Going to California," "Fireman's Reel," "Possum Up a Gum Stump," "Lexington," "Old Towser," "Whiskey in the Jar (1)," "Buttermilk and Cider." Irish, Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The first strain is shared with the popular "Going to California/Off to California (1)" tune family. However, both strains of "Whiskey You're the Devil" are also played under the title "Portsmouth Hornpipe (1)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 183. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1639, p. 304. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 866, p. 149.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]




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