My Laddie Sits Ower Late Up slip jig

Also known as My Dearie Sits Ower Late Up, My Dearie Sits Ower Up Late, My Laddie Sits O’er Late Up, My Laddie Sits Oer Late Up.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

My Laddie Sits Ower Late Up has been added to 1 tune set.

My Laddie Sits Ower Late Up has been added to 19 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: My Laddie Sits Ower Late Up
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:e|dBG BdB G2 e|dBG dB/c/d/B/ A2 e|
dBG dB/c/d/B/ GAB|c>d/e/f/ gdB A2:|
|:g|fef gdB G2 g|fef gdB A2 g|
fef gdB GAB|c>d/e/f/ gdB A2:|
# Added by Avery .

Five comments

This is a Northumbrian Slip Jig I first heard it played by Kathyrn Tickell.

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The 1st bit of the B-part usually goes g|fef gdB G2… to the G instead of the A. I think this might be due to a transcription error in the Minstrelsy but not sure.

Yes Dow you are right, ‘B’ music bar 1 is as you say, bar 2 is as transcribed here.

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The tune can be found along with many other goodies in ‘The Northumbrian Piper’s Tunebook’ published by the Northumbrian Piper’s Society. i bought my copy in 1974. that together with the ‘Charlton Memorial Tunebook’ formed the backbone of available trad Northumbrian music in the British Isles in the 70’s. I do not know if it is still available.

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I fixed it in the ABC so it should show up in the music some time…

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