The Hag With The Money jig

Also known as ’Sí Do Mhamó Í, Caileach An Airgid, Cailleach An Airgead, Cailleach An Airgid, Cailleach An Airgid (Hag With The Money), Hag With The Money, Sí Do Mháimeó, Sí Do Mhamó í, Whore Among The Nettles Roaring, ’Sí Do Mhaimeo í.

There are 80 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Pipe On The Hob (a few times), Sleepy Maggie (a few times), The Trip To Athlone (a few times).

The Hag With The Money has been added to 436 tunebooks.

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Four settings

X: 1
T: The Hag With The Money
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|:Adc A3 | AGE G3 | Adc A3 | GEA GED |
Adc A3 | AGE G3 | AGE cde | dcA GED:||
K:DMaj
|:ABc dcd | fed efe | ABc dcd |eag edc |
ABc dcd | fed efg | age cde | dcA GED :||
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X: 2
T: The Hag With The Money
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|: Adc ABA | AGE GFG | Aed cAB | AGE EFG |
Adc ABA | AGE GFG | Aed cAG | EDD D3 :|
|: ABc d2A | Bcd e2d | cAA fed | cAG EFG |
ABc d2A | Bcd e2f | gef efg | aef edc :|
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X: 3
T: The Hag With The Money
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emix
|Bed B3|BAF A3|BedB3|AFB AFE|
Bed B3|BAF A3|BAF def|edB AFE||
|Bcd ede|gfe fgf|Bcd ede|fba fed|
Bcd ede|gfe fga|baf def|edB AFE||
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X: 4
T: The Hag With The Money
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|:dc|A3 AGE | G3 B/c/dc | A3 AGE | GED B/c/dc |
A3 AGE | G3 A3 | B/c/de dcA | GEG B/c/dc|
|A3 AGE|G3 B/c/dc|A3 AGE|GED B/c/dc|
A3 AGE|G3 A3|B/c/de dcA|GEG A3||
|:d3 ed2|ded A3|d3 a2g|edc A3|
d3 ed2|de/f/g age|f3 dcA|GEG A3|
|d3 ed2|ded A3|d3 a2g|edc A3|
d3 ed2|de/f/g age|f3 dcA|GEG A3||
|:dcA AGE|G3 B/c/dc|A3 AGE|GED B/c/dc|
A3 AGE | G3 A3 | B/c/de dcA | GEG dcA|
|dcA AGE|G3 B/c/dc|A3 AGE|GED B/c/dc|
A3 AGE|G3 A3|B/c/de dcA|GEG A3||
|:d3 ed2|ded A3|d3 a2g|edc A3|
d3 ed2|de/f/g age|f3 dcA|GEG A3|
|d3 ed2|ded A3|d3 a2g|edc A3|
d3 ed2|de/f/g age|f3 dcA|GEG A3||
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Sixteen comments

As published in a book called "Irish Traditional Music, Session Tunes" by Anthony Sullivan.
There is another version of it in O

Sean Nos Words w/ translation

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Sean Nos?

I always heard it with accompaniment. Interesting.
And there’s also there’s three verses, as well as the chorus yu posted.

Kevin Conneff sings to this melody on The Chieftains’ "Boil the Breakfast Early."

After hearing this song on an Altan CD, my 5-year-old likes to sing

- sheet of one boy, sheet of one boy, sheet of one boy , goin’ to Connecticut.

Padraig O’Keefe

Just heard an interview (archived) on RTE, where Padraig O’Keefe was stated as writing a tune with the name "Hag with the Money".

It’s often played with C#s instead of C naturals.

what’s this big obsession with transposing tunes into Emix Jack?

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Emix/Bmin(?)

When playing through the Emix vesrion I forgot the G# (B partonly anyway) - and that’s another possible way to play the tune ;-)

The Hag With The Money

This is the title John McGrath used on the tune when he wrote it for his students.

Finbar Furey Version

Another great piping tune by the great Finbar Furey, his back ‘D’ tripling in this version is just amazing, took me years to work out what he was doing. You should listen to his version before trying the dots.

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