The Worn Torn Petticoat slide

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

There are 18 recordings of this tune.

The Worn Torn Petticoat appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Worn Torn Petticoat has been added to 6 tune sets.

The Worn Torn Petticoat has been added to 58 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
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|
2
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|
3
X: 3
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 A2B A3:|
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a2 a2|
Bcd e2f g2f e2d|e2a a2g a2g e2d|
cBA B2G A2G E2D|EFG A2B 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|