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There is 1 recording of this tune.
Drumdelgie has been added to 1 tune set.
Drumdelgie has been added to 19 tunebooks.
This is an old Scottish jig and also the tune for a bothy ballad.It goes very nicely as a slide too.
Sounds more like a hornpipe to me.
I’ve never heard it played as a hornpipe,always a jig.Here are a few notes gleaned from the www.
DRUMDELGIE. Scottish, Jig and Air. Scotland, Aberdeeshire. D Major. Standard. ABB. "A well known bothy (bunkhouse) song (Williamson, 1976).
Fare ye will Drumdelgie, for I maun gang awa,
Fare ye weel Drundelgie, yer weetie weather an a’;
Fare ye weel drumdelgie, I bid ye a’ adieu,
I leave ye as I foond ye, a damned unceevil crew.
Williamson (English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish Fiddle Tunes), 1976; pg. 48.Drink Your Tea Love, W5
Drops Of Brandy, J15
Drumdelgie (Miller of Stralloch), J4
J1 Cock O’ The North / Hot Punch / Hundred Pipers
J2 Greenholm / Grandfather’s Pet / Long John’s Wedding / Miss Bennet’s
J3 Nancy Dawson / When Daylight Shines
J4 Drumdelgie (Miller of Stralloch) / Spaceman / Maggie Brown’s Favourite / La Poule