Suck jig

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Suck has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Suck
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmin
|:~D3 DAD|AFG Acd|cde fef|~e3 dcd|
~g3 fef|~e3 dcd|cde fef|1edc AGE:|2edc Adg||
|:agf gdg|fed cAG|AGF ~G3|Ad^c d2 e|
fed ~d3|~A3 d2c|1AGF GFG|Ad^c d2g:|2AGF ~G3|Ad^c dAE||
2
X: 2
T: Suck
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|:~E3 EBE|BGA Bde|def gfg|~f3 ede|
~a3 gfg|~f3 ede|def gfg|1fed BAF:|2fed Bea||
|:bag aea|gfe dBA|BAG ~A3|Be^d e2 f|
gfe ~e3|~B3 e2d|1BAG AGA|Be^d e2a:|2BAG ~A3|Be^d eBF||

Ten comments

Another Edinburgh session tune; written by Niall Kenny, the same flute player behind the ‘Trip to Pakistan’. Although the key at first looks odd for the flute it works out very easily on an 8-keyed instrument

… Where did he get the tune name from?

Spinal Tap

I don’t know if this is the same tune, but I will check. I know that Niall wrote a tune and called it "Baby, Suck My Love Pump", which came from a quote in the spoof "rockumentary" "Spinal Tap", one of the funniest films ever. Sorry if this is too much detail for those of a sensitive disposition - blame Niall.

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I think "Sucks" would be a better name for it.

I agree with Dow

This tune really does suck - as our american cousins would say. I cannot imagine anyone ever bothering to learn it.

Niall’s written some good tunes and he’s a great flautist and good guy. However, i’m not to keen on this one either.

Suck in Emin

X: 1
T: Suck
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Emin
|:~E3 EBE|BGA Bde|def gfg|~f3 ede|
~a3 gfg|~f3 ede|def gfg|1fed BAF:|2fed Bea||
|:bag aea|gfe dBA|BAG ~A3|Be^d e2 f|
gfe ~e3|~B3 e2d|1BAG AGA|Be^d e2a:|2BAG ~A3|Be^d eBF||

It’s a better tune in D major -and more usual sounding.

Great Tune!

Can’t believe folk saying this tune sucks.

It’s a great tune!

We play it 2nd tune of 4 for a strip the willow in our ceilidh band.

Superb!

Re: Suck

Me, I think it’s a great tune too.