The Mouse In The Mug jig

Also known as Mouse In The Bog, Mouse In The Jug, The Mouse In The Jug, Mouse In The Mud.

There are 13 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

The Mouse In The Mug appears in 2 other tune collections.

The Mouse In The Mug has been added to 31 tune sets.

The Mouse In The Mug has been added to 302 tunebooks.

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Five settings

1
X: 1
T: The Mouse In The Mug
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: ~G3 EGD | ~G3 Bdg | fge dBG | ~A3 BAB |
~G3 EGD | ~G3 Bdg | ~e3 dBG |1 AGF GBA :|2 AGF GBd ||
gab agf | fgd edB | deg edB | AGA BG/B/d |
gab agf | fgd edB | deg edB | AGF GG/B/d |
gab agf | fgd edB | deg edB | AGA BAB |
~G3 EGD | ~G3 Bdg | ~e3 dBG | AGF G3 ||
# Added by jomac .
2
X: 2
T: The Mouse In The Mug
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:G3 EGD |G3 Bdg |e3 dBG |A3 BGE |
G3 EGD |G3 Bdg |e3 dBG |1 AGF GBA :|2 AGF GBd||
|:gab agf | e/f/ge edB | deg edB | BAG ABd|
gab agf | e/f/ge edB | deg edB | AGF G3 :||
# Added by JACKB .
3
X: 3
T: The Mouse In The Mug
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:~G3 EGD |~G3 Bdg |fge dBG |A3 BAB |
~G3 EGD |~G3 Bdg |e3 dBG |1 AGF GBA :|2 AGF GBd||
gab agf | fgd edB | deg edB | BAG ABd|
gab agf | e/f/ge edB | deg edB | AGF G3 |
gab agf | e3 edB | deg edB | AGA BAB |
~G3 EGD |~G3 Bdg |~e3 dBG |AGF GBA |]
4
X: 4
T: The Mouse In The Mug
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
~G3 EGD | ~G3 B/c/dg | e2e dBG | ~A3 AGE |
~G3 EGD | ~G3 B/c/dg | e2e dBG | AGF G2D |
GBG ~E3 | ~G3 B/c/dg | e2e dBG | ~A3 AGE |
~G3 EGD | ~G3 B/c/dg | e2e dBG | AGF GB/c/d |]
g2g ged | ~e3 edB | d2g edB | ~A3 AB/c/d |
g2b agf | ~e3 edB | d2g edB | AGF GB/c/d |
g2g ged | ~e3 edB | d2g edB | ~A3 ~B3 |
~G3 EGD | ~G3 B/c/dg | e2e dBG | AGF G2D |]
5
X: 5
T: The Mouse In The Mug
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: ~G2B BAB | dgf g2d | e/f/ge dBG | ABG ~E2D |
~G3 EGD | ~G3 Bdg | ~e3 dge |1 dBA ABA :|2 dBA ABc ||
d2B dgb | abg e2g | dgg egg | dBA ABc |
d2B dgb | abg e2g | dgg dBA | AGF G2B |
d2B dgb | abg e2g | dGG egg | dBA ABA |
~G3 EGD | ~G3 Bdg | ~e3 dge | dBA ABA |]

Eleven comments

Mouse In the Mug

This is basically the Kevin Crawford version. He does it in a set with "Young Tom Ennis", "Mouse" being the 2nd tune.

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"The Sweet Flowers of Milltown" - 4 on the floor ~

Key signature: G Major
Submitted on May 12th 2004 by slainte.
https://thesession.org/tunes/2997

Is it? ~ Excuse me now as I switch into deep comtemplation…
: O

Sorry, I can’t find this tune on McElvogue’s own site.

Re: The Mouse In The Mug

@Jeremy That’s funny. I was drawn to this tune by that same video!