Whistling Thief (2) (The)
X:1 T:The Whistling Thief  T:Cucanandy T:Cuaichin Aindi R:slip jig N:The Whistling Thief is a song by Samuel Lover. D:Cran: "The Crooked Stair" D:Chulrua "Barefoot on the Altar" track 16c Z:id:hn-slipjig-44 S:bil <bil@BLUESKIESINK.COM> irtrad-l 2001-7-19 S:Jerome Colburn <jscolbur@PRAIRIENET.ORG> irtrad-l 2001-7-20 M:9/8 K:Edor |: ~B3 B2A G2A | B2d d2c d3 | ~B3 B2A G2A | B2e e2d e3 :| |: e2f g2f g3 | B2d d2c d3 ||1 e2f g2f g3 | B2e e2d e3 :|2 e2B B2A G2A | B2e e2d e3 |]
WHISTLING THIEF , THE. AKA and see “Denis Murphy's Slide (4),” "Goulin.” Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title comes from a song to the air by Samuel Lover. The melody is similar to that of the song “Cuaichin Aindi/Cucanandy.” The title "Goulin" comes from a recording by Jimmy Doyle and Dan O'Leary ("Kingdom of Kerry").