The Wind Off The Lake jig

Also known as Tom Cawley’s, Tommy Cawley’s, Wind On The Lake, The Wind On The Lake.

There are 5 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Wind Off The Lake has been added to 4 tune sets.

The Wind Off The Lake has been added to 66 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Wind Off The Lake
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2B {c}BAB|G2B {c}BAG| F2A AFD | F~A2 AFD|
G2B {c}BAB| G2B {c}BAB| def gdB|1 GAG G3:|2 GAG G2a||
aba {b}agf| gag {a}gfe| dBd gdB|ABA A2a|
aba {b}agf|gag gfe|dBd gdB|1 GAG G2a:|2 GAG G3||
X: 2
T: The Wind Off The Lake
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:G2B BAB|G2B BAG| FAA [A2A2]D| FAA [A2A2]D|
|G2B BAB| G2B BAB| def gdB|1 AGG G3:|2 AGG G2g|
|aba agf| gag gfe| ~d3 gdB|BAA A2a|
aba agf|gag gfe|~d3 gdB|1 AGG G2a:|2 AGG G3||
X: 3
T: The Wind Off The Lake
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:G2B BAB|GBB BAG| F2A AFA | FAA AFD|
GBB BAB| GBB BAB| def gdB|AGF G2D|
B3 BAB|GBB BAG|F3 A3|F3 AFA|
B3 BAB|GBB BAB|def gdB|AGF Gfg||
|:a3 agf| g3 gfe| dB/c/d gdB|ABA Afg|
a3 agf|g3 gfe|dB/c/d ABc| AGF Gfg|
a3 agf| g3 gfe| dB/c/d gdB|ABA Afg|
a3 agf|g3 gfe|dB/c/d ABc|AGF G2d||
# Added by JACKB .

Three comments

Tom Cawley’s from Johnny McGreevy

Cawley is featured on a pair of acetates cut in NYC in the 50s with fluter/fiddler Jim McGowen. A 78 of Francis Cashin and Tom Cawley is included on the Milestone at the Garden tape/CD.

This is my take of McGreevy’s playing of this jig.

X:1
T: Tom Cawley’s
S: Noonday Feast LP
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K:Gmaj
|:G2B BAB|G2B BAG| FAA [A2A2]D| FAA [A2A2]D|
|G2B BAB| G2B BAB| def gdB|1 AGG G3:|2 AGG G2g|
|aba agf| gag gfe| ~d3 gdB|BAA A2a|
aba agf|gag gfe|~d3 gdB|1 AGG G2a:|2 AGG G3||

Paddy Keenan Version

From the playing of Paddy Keenan

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