The Worn Torn Petticoat slide

Also known as Leprechaun, The Leprechaun, Old Torn Petticoat, The Old Torn Petticoat.

There are 17 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Worn Torn Petticoat has been added to 3 tune sets.

The Worn Torn Petticoat has been added to 55 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Worn Torn Petticoat
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
e2d|c2A BAG A2G E2D|E2A A2B c^cd e2d|
c2A BAG A2G E2D|E2A A2G A3:|A2A|
Bcd e2f gfe c^cd|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
c^cd e2f gfe =c^cd|e2a a2g a3 a2A|
c^cd e2f gfe =c^cd|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
c2A BAG A2G E2D|E2A A2G A3 A3|
X: 2
T: The Worn Torn Petticoat
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
e2d|cBA B2G A2G E2D|EFG A2B c2d e2d|
cBA B2G A2G E2D|EFG A2G A3:|
z2A|Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a4 zA|
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
cBA B2G A2G E2D|EFG A2G A3|
c^cd e2f gfe =c^cd|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
cBA B2G A2G E2D|E2A A2G A3-A3|

Six comments

The Worn Torn Petticoat (slide)

Source: Johnny O’Leary
Transcription: g.m.p.

In case anybody hasn’t noticed, this is the reels by the same name, wearing a different dress.

“The Worn Torn Petticoat” as a slide, also played in B & E Dorian

For the E Dorian version the B-part drops down an octave…

“The Old Torn Petticoat” ~ as a hornpipe

Submitted on February 12th 2012 by ceolachan.
https://thesession.org/tunes/11776

Another take on it as a hornpipe will be found in the ‘comments’ for the reel…

X: 1
T: Leprechaun
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
e2d|\
cBA B2G A2G E2D|EFG A2B c2d e2d|
cBA B2G A2G E2D|EFG A2G A3:|
z2A|\
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a4 zA|
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
cBA B2G A2G E2D|EFG A2G A3|
c^cd e2f gfe =c^cd|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
cBA B2G A2G E2D|E2A A2G A3-A3|