Lovely tune. As I said, I often play it just before "Donald , Willie, and his Dug—-oops dog" 🙂
Seems to me I’ve heard Chris Norman play this on one of his recordings, but it’s not listed for this tune. Anyone know off the top of their head before I go rumaging through my collection to try to find it? These are the little things that drive me slightly crazy 🙂
"Horo Mo Bhobag An Dram" ~ a fragment from ‘eddie the piper’
the famous Gaelic poet Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair (Alasdair MacDhòmhnaill) wrote a poem with the title ‘Mo bhobag an dram’. It runs to 5 verses with a chorus, and the metre fits both versions of this tune that are on the Session site.
Another version of this….I prefer a more "minor" feel to it, such as a version recorded 30 years about by Na Siaraich, but this will do as well.
Re: The Favourite Dram
I love this version (from 2:10). I quite like Allie Robertson’s arrangement as well, but would just love to get hold of this Patsy Seddon one - couldn’t find the sheet music anywhere. https://youtu.be/8IgrY9LD9FY