Mickey Sweeney’s slip jig

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Mickey Sweeney's has been added to 6 tunebooks.

Download ABC

One setting

X: 1
T: Mickey Sweeney's
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
B2E E2F G2A | B2E E2B AFD | B2E E2F G2B | A2B A2G FED |
B2E E2F G2A | BdB EGB AFD | BGB E2F G2B | A2B A2G FED ||
B2d e2f g3 | B2e g3 fed | BAB e2f g2g | f/g/af ege edA :|

Three comments

Mickey Sweeney’s

From the group Iona (https://thesession.org/recordings/3959).

I did think twice about submitting this because it sounds like so many other slip jigs, but I haven’t been able to find an exact match, so here it is.

Re: Mickey Sweeney’s

"Mickey Sweeney" is listed on the LP cover as one of the sound engineers on this album, so it’s very likely that the band didn’t have a name for the tune and decided to give him a bit of credit in the absence of the original title.

Posted by .

Re: Mickey Sweeney’s

Just noticed on the LP label that Dave Bulmer is listed as this tune’s composer. It does sound as if he’s knitted together a few parts from some other jigs, though, but perhaps does explain the title.

Posted by .