T: The Maid With The Bonny Brown Hair
|:AG|FGE DA,B,|CD2-D2 E|FGA GED|=C3-CAG|
FGE DA,B,|CD2-DDE|FGA EDD|D3 zAG|
FGA BGG|=cA2-A2G|FGA GED|=C3-CAG|
FGE DA,B,|CD2-DDE|FGA EDD|D3 z:|
Also known as An Crubog A Dimigh Go Toraigh, Mo Chro Bheag Ag Bun Chnoc An Tui, The Spoons Murder.
There are 4 recordings of this tune.
The Maid With The Bonny Brown Hair has been added to 26 tunebooks.
This "jig" is the air to the song "The Maid With the Bonny Brown Hair". It has been re-used recently by Con O’Drisceoil for his funny song called "The Spoons Murder", which has been discussed at The Session at https://thesession.org/discussions/3056.
The song appears on the CD "It’s No Secret" by Hammy Hamilton, Seamus Creagh, and Con O’Drisceoil.
I suppose one could play this as a jig by repeating the A and B parts.
Found also in Donegal in air form as Mo chro bheag ag bun chnoc an tui and more recently an crubog a dimigh go toraigh sung by Scara Brae