Sailor on the Rock

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 Theme code Index    1H3H63 5335
 Also known as    Dan Sullivan's Favorite (1), Maraí ar an gCarraig, Johnny with the Queer Thing
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AB, AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:1000 Jigs and Reels
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 49
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1867
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:A Favorite Reel T:Sailor on the Rock M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Elias Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (Boston, c. 1867) K:D d2 (ed) BAFB|ADFD FAAc|d2 (ed) BAFA|ABdf e2d2:| faag fedf|gbba gfeg|faag fedB|ABdf e2d2| faag fedf|gbba gfeg|afef dedB|1 ABdf egfe!D.C.!:|2 Acef d2z2||

X:1 T:Untitled N:c.f. “Sailor on the Rock,” “Johnny with the Queer Thing” M:C L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (Book 2, c. 1883, No. 231, p. 49) B: N:Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a piper and fiddler from N:Newpark, Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Co. Leitrim. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D d2 fd BAFB|AD FE/D/ FAAB|d2 fd BAFB|ABdf e2d2:| faag fddg|fgaf g2 fe|faag fddf|edcd B2A2| faag fddg|fgaf g2 fe|fgef d2 dB|ABdf e2d2||

X:1 T:Sailor on the Rock M:C| L:1/8 K:D A|defd BAFB|AD (3FED FAAc|defd BAFB|ABdf edBc| D2fd BAFB|ADFD FAAB|defd BAFB|ABdf e2|| de|fa(3a^ga fedf|g3a bgeg|faag fedB|ABdf e2 de| fa(3a^ga fedf|g3a bgeg|fgfe d3B|ABdf (3efe d||

X:2 T:Sailor on the Rock, The R:reel S:Mary Bergin Z:id:hn-reel-192 Z:transcribed by M:C| L:1/8 K:D d2fd BAFB|AD (3FED FAAB|defd BAFB|1 ABdf (3efe dA:|2 ABdf (3efe de|| faag fd (3Bcd|~g3a bgeg|faag fedB|ABdf (3efe de| faag fd (3Bcd|~g3a bgeg|~f3e dedB|ABdf (3efe dA||

X:711 T:Sailor On The Rock, The B:Treoir 2004 M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:These three single reels have been very popular with traditional musicians down N:through the years. The Sailor on the Rock was recorded by many musicians including N:Galway box player, Joe Cooley and Sligo fiddle player, Michael Coleman. K: Dmaj d2fd BAFB|AD (3FED FAAB|defd BAFB|1ABdf eB B2:|2ABdf e2d2|| faag fdd2|gfga bgeg|faag fedB|ABdf e2d2| faag fdd2|gfga bgeg|f2fe d2dB|ABdf (3efe d2|]