Whole Chicken in the Soup (The)

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WHOLE CHICKEN IN THE SOUP, THE (An Chearc ar fad ins an t-Anraith). AKA and see "Hen and all Her Broth (The)," "Lucy Farr's Fling," "Maggie Pickens." Irish, Single Jig or Fling (6/8 or 12/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB’. A Munster variant of the step dance, fling or Highland known as "Maggie Pickens" in the northern counties of the country. There is a dispute about whether the tune is derivied from the Scottish "Whistle o'er the lave o't" or vice-versa.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 63. Breathnach (Folk Music and Dances of Ireland), 1971; 19.

Recorded sources:




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