The Basket Of Oysters jig

There are 7 recordings of this tune.

The Basket Of Oysters appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Basket Of Oysters has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Basket Of Oysters
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
(3def|gag gab|abg fga|gfg eag|fdB BAB|
gag gab|abg fga|gfe afd|e3 e2:|
|:g|dec BcA|GBd gfe|dec BcA|BGE E3|
dec BcA|GBd g2 a|bge afd|e3 e2:|
|:g/a/|bgg dgg|af/g/a/f/ dfa|gfg efg|fdB B2g|
bgg dgg|af/g/a/f/ dfa|gfe afd|e3 e2:|
|:g|dBB GBB|dBB gBB|dBB GBA|BGE E2 e|
dec BcA|GBd g2 a|bc'b agf|e3 e2:|
# Added by Moxhe .

Two comments

The Basket Of Oysters

This tune appears in O’Neill’s Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, 1922, no. 152.

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Re: The Basket Of Oysters

This is a tune title listed among the tunes named in the works of the County Wexford folklorist Patrick Kennedy, who names many tunes played by fiddlers and pipers in North West County Wexford in the early 1800’s.