In Dispraise Of Whisky slip jig

Also known as Di-moladh An Uisge-bheatha, In Dispraise Of Whiskey.

There are 7 recordings of this tune.

In Dispraise Of Whisky has been added to 20 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: In Dispraise Of Whisky
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmix
G3GDFE2D|B2c dBG A2G|G3GDFE2D|B2c A2G G3:|
d2d ed^c d2B|c3 BAB e2^c|d2d ed^c d2B|c3 BAB e3|
d3 BAG A2c|B2A GDG E2D|G2A GDF E2D|B2c A2GG3:|

Three comments

Yet another tune from Jock Tamson’s Bairns first album. This tune was popular in Edinburgh in the 1980’s but I don’t tend to hear it much now

This appears in the Simon Fraser collection. I remember Sprangeen (Patsy Seddon, Mary Macmaster et al) used to play it.

Yes I remember Sprangeen as well. Indeed I can remember the close association between the two groups, with a number of members of the all-female Sprangeen going out with members of the all-male Jock Tamson’s.