Dear Lisa jig

Also known as Come Have A Drink With Me, Have A Drink On Me, Have A Drink With Me, The Maghera.

There are 5 recordings of this tune.

Dear Lisa has been added to 29 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Dear Lisa
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:GBd e2 d|egd B2 A|GBd e2 d|eaa aga|
bag agf|gfe dBA|BAG EGD|1 EGG G2 D:|2 EGG G2 A||
# Added by errik .

Six comments

I heard this tune on Cherish the Ladies’ old album. It’s followed by the Maids of Ardagh polka.

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Dear Liza? There’s a Hole in my Bucket - it’s the same tune. That explains whay I found it so easy to learn years ago.

I have a sudden urge to arrange Jamaica Farewell and The Banana Boat Song as reels.

With luck it will go away after a good sleep.


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Dear lisa jig

I first heard this jig being played many years ago, in a ceili bands competition at a fleadh ceoil by the lough derg ceili is a tune composed by the Galway flute player Vincent Broderick.

Dear Lisa

I don’t think this is V. Broderick’s original composition because a different version of the tune appears in O’Neill’s. Broderick often takes some phrases from traditional tunes when composing a new tune: The Tinker’s Daughter is obviously based on The Green Mountain.