Charming Lovely Nancy slide

Also known as An Chearc Ar Fad Is An TAnraith, The Hen And All Her Brood, The Hen And All Her Broth, Lucy’s Fling, Maggie Pickens, Maggie Pickens Highland Fling, Maggie Pickie, Maggie Pickins, Maggie Pickle, The Whole Chicken And The Broth, The Whole Chicken In The Broth, The Whole Chicken In The Pot, The Whole Chicken In The Soup.

There are 6 recordings of a tune by this name.

Charming Lovely Nancy has been added to 3 tune sets.

Charming Lovely Nancy has been added to 35 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: Charming Lovely Nancy
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2E D2E G2A B3|cBA B2G A2G EDE|G2E D2E G2A B3|d2B ABA G3 G3:|
efg d2B c2e d3|d2B A2G E2A A3|efg d2B c2e d3|d2B ABA G3 G3|
efg d2B c2e d3|d2B A2G E2A ABA|G2E D2E G2A B3|d2B ABA G3 G3|
X: 2
T: Charming Lovely Nancy
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: G>ED>E G>A B2 | (3cBA B>G A>G (3EDE |

Five comments

Source: verenac ommins & julie langan - fonnchaoi
Transcription: gmp

“Charming Lovely Nancy” / “Maggie Pickins” ~ etc., other relatives

"The Whole Chicken In The Soup"
Key signature: Amajor
Submitted on August 29th 2003 by dafydd.
https://thesession.org/tunes/3007

"Maggie Pickins" / "The Whole Chicken in the Soup"
Key signature: G Major
Submitted on May 20th 2004 by hetty.
https://thesession.org/tunes/3041

And the supposed earliest source for it, but some accounts? ~

"Whistle Ower The Lave O’t" ~ chicken or the egg?
Key signature: A Major
Submitted on August 29th 2003 by dafydd.
https://thesession.org/tunes/2051

Some sources have it that "Maggie" came before the "Whistle", (i.e. Grattan Flood ‘the questionable’) but then that would be the case anyway wouldn’t it?! :-/

“Charming Lovely Nancy” - GMs transcript adjusted to 4/4 & >

X: 2
T: Charming Lovely Nancy
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
R: strathspey / highland fling
K: Gmaj
|: G>ED>E G>A B2 | (3cBA B>G A>G (3EDE |
G>ED>E G>A B2 | d>B (3ABA G2 G2 :|
(3efg d>B c>e d2 | d>B A>G E>A A2 |
(3efg d>B c>e d2 | d>B (3ABA G2 G2 |
(3efg d>B c>e d2 | d>B A>G E>A (3ABA |
G>E D>E G>A B2 | d>B (3ABA G2 G2 |]