I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It slip jig

Also known as I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On The Top Of It, I Have A Little House With A Chimney On Top, Junior Crehan’s.

There are 7 recordings of a tune by this name.

I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It has been added to 2 tune sets.

I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It has been added to 121 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|: BAF FEF ~F3 | BAF FEF ~A2c | BAF FEF ~F2A | EFE EFA BAF :|
cec e2c e2e | fec fec ecB | cec e2c e2c | BAB c2B AFE |
cec e2c efa | fec fec ecB | fec ecB c3 | BAB c2B AFE |
X: 2
T: I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
| AGE EDE ~E3 | AGE EDE GAB | AGE EDE ~E3 | EDE GAB AGE |
| AGE EDE ~E3 | AGE EDE GAB | AGE EDE ~E3 | EDE GAB AGA |
~B3 dBd d3 | edB edB dBA | ~B3 dBd d2B | AGA B2A GED |
~B3 dBd d3 | edB edB dBd | e3 dBA B3 | AGA B2A GED |
X: 3
T: I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Ador
| AGE EDE ~E3 | AGE EDE GAB | AGE EDE ~E3 | DED DEG AGE :||
BdB d2 B d2 d | edB edB dBA | BdB d2 B d2 d | AGA B2A GED |
BdB d2 B deg | edB edB dBd | edB dBA B3 | AGA B2A GED |

Eight comments

I BELIEVE this is the second tune in the second set off of Lunasa’s recent recording "Redwood." Excellent tune. Whenever I pick up the flute, that tune, since I learned it, is usually the first one to come out.

Those first three bars almost sound like ‘The Cock and the Hen’.

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It’s by Junior Crehan.

Longest name

Is this the tune with the longest name on this site ???!!!!!

Yes indeed it is!!!

i believe this is the longest name on this site!!!! its so much fun to say!!

This is how I play it. I got the bulk of this setting off Sean Ryan at Willie Week 2009, and due to the amount of booze I consumed that week I may well have mis-remembered at least some of the setting. I do like it this way though, even if it’s not exactly the way Junior Crehan composed it:

X: 1
T: I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
R: slip jig
K: Ador
| AGE EDE ~E3 | AGE EDE GAB | AGE EDE ~E3 | EDE GAB AGE |
| AGE EDE ~E3 | AGE EDE GAB | AGE EDE ~E3 | EDE GAB AGA |
~B3 dBd d3 | edB edB dBA | ~B3 dBd d2B | AGA B2A GED |
~B3 dBd d3 | edB edB dBd | e3 dBA B3 | AGA B2A GED |

Re: I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It

the very first couple of bars I include the drone A string…ads character to it….fun title ….fun tune…

I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It, X:3

This is basically the Lúnasa setting, albeit in the (apparently) more common key of A dorian.