Darby The Driver jig

There are 13 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Humours Of Ballingarry (a few times), Paddy O’Rafferty (a few times), Scatter The Mud (a few times) and The Spotted Dog (a few times).

Darby The Driver has been added to 68 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Darby The Driver
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
|:EAA ABc|BBB BAB|d^cd dBg|dBG AGF|
EAA ABc|BBB BAB|d^cd gdB|1BAG AGF:|2BAG A2e||
|:aaa age|aaa age|gag e/^f/ge|dBG G2e|
|1aaa age|def fg2|e/^f/ge dBg|BAG A2e:|
|2aea geg|^fdf ede|e/^f/ge dBg|BAG AGF||
# Added by cis .
X: 2
T: Darby The Driver
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|: A/G/ |EAA ABc | BAA A2 (B/c/) | d2 e dBg | BGG G2 (A/G/) |
EAA A2 A | BAA A2 (B/c/) | d2 e dBg | BAA A2 :|
|: e |a^ga a2 e | a^ga a2 e | g>ag e>ge | dBG G2 e |
a^ga a2 e | def g2 g | ege dBg | BAA A2 :|
X: 3
T: Darby The Driver
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|: G |E2 A ABc | B^AB G2 B | d^cd dBg | dBG ABG |
EAA AA/B/c | B^AB g2 B | dB/c/d gdB | BA^G A2 :|
|: e |a^ga a=ge | a2 a a2 e | g>ag e>ge | dBG G2 e |
[1 a^ga a=ge | dd/e/f gaf | e/f/ge dBg | BA^G A2 :|
[2 abg ae/f/g | fdf e2 d | e/f/ge dBg | BA^G A2 |]

Four comments

That sounds like a different tune to me, ‘c’.

Anyone looking for the source for this one, it’s O’Neill’s.

X: 2 “Darby the Driver” ~ O’Neill, 1903

S: O’Neill’s "Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies", 1903, page 147, tune #789
S: O’Neill’s "1001 Gems: Dance Music of Ireland", 1907, page 27, tune #64