Written by Diarmuid Moynihan. Recorded on Lunasa Live. Requested by Madonna. Found at JC’s ABC Tune Finder.
This is also on Flathri and Eoghan Neff’s album "Soundpost and Bridle," played (too fast) after O’Rourke’s.
Here’s the ABCs, as best I could do, of Diarmuid himself playing the tune on his Calico CD:
T: Waterbed, The
| EAAE Bc AG | EGDG EDEG | AEGA cA ~A2 | cdec dcAG |
| EAAE Bc AG | EGDG E2 B/c/d | ecdc AEGA | cAGA EA ~A2 :|
|: ~e2 dege ~e2 | B/c/deg dc A2 | ~e2 dega ~a2 | gedc AEGA |
| ~e2 dege ~e2 | B/c/deg dega | gaeg dEGA | cAGA EA ~A2 :|
This punchy tune is based on the pentatonic blues scale (there’s almost no b and f in it).
This tune is also on the Butter Dog’s "Sky" album, but played as a very bluesy jig. Interesting to finally find the original… Cool tune