Originally from Scotland , but well established in Irish traditional music. Recorded by Mary Bergin, and Anne Conroy has a particularly fine version on a recording she made with Dublin singer Geraldine MacGowan which featured most of the band
Source: Re-joyce by Maire O’Keeffe, John Faulkner, Jackie Daly, Donal O’Connor
Transcription: gian marco pietreasanta
Isn’t this the tune "Miss Johnson" ?
Dervish’s slip jig
T:Miss Johnston’s (Slip Jig)
|: Bd cA GG | DG BA Gg | fd cA GD | (3EFG AB cA :|
|: Bd ^ce dd | Bd ga (3bag | Bd ^ce df | a2 fa (3gfe :|
T:Miss Johnston’s (Reel)
|: Bd cA GG DG | GG BA Gz eg | fd cA GF DG | E/2F/2G AB cA A2 :|
|: Bd ^ce d2 zA | B/2c/2d ga agag | B/2c/2d ^ce defg | aafa gfed :|
That tune was misnamed on the album. It’s actually Youghal Quay https://thesession.org/tunes/2628
"Dervish’s Slip Jig" in 3/4???
It’s a hop jig in 9/8 https://thesession.org/tunes/5794.
Hey, Dow, how’d you get over here? We are definitely crossing paths…
Will you please stop following me around like a shadow!?
Heh, heh, heh, da phantom strikes…
What’s this about a phantom?
Brothers in arms…
~ and related appendages ~ ;-)
As played by Patrick Ourceau, Laura Byrne and Josh Dukes. Conveniently, the first tune in the set.
The Fifer’s, X:2
This version – very similar – appears in P.W. Joyce’s Old Irish Music and Songs (1909), vol. 1, p. 44, No. 84.
Miss Johnson, X:6
This is the setting I use — sweet and simple.
Miss Johnson, X:7
Geantraí 1998; Raise the Rafters, PJ King, accordion, Kevin Crawford, flute and Martin Malley, guitar.
Master McDermott’s/Miss Johnson’s/Johnny McIlJohn’s.