Water Under The Keel jig

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

Water Under The Keel has been added to 6 tune sets.

Water Under The Keel has been added to 52 tunebooks.

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Six settings

X: 1
T: Water Under The Keel
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
dAG FAD|DEG FAD|dAG FAD|EFG ABc|
dAG FAD|DEG FAD|dAF BAG|AEA D3:|
|:ecA dcd|ecA def|ecA ~d3|ecA GAE|
ecA dcA|ecA def|[1ecA ~d3|dcA GAE:|[2gfe fed|ecA GAE|]
X: 2
T: Water Under The Keel
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|: afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd g3 | afd gab | c'ba bag | gec BcA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|: afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | c'ba bag | afd cdA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|:afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd gfd | a2b c'ba |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd gfd | afd gfd ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 ||
# Added by JACKB .
X: 3
T: Water Under The Keel
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|| afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | c'ba bag | afd BcA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|| afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | c'ba bag | afd BcA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdA | ABd cdA :|
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd g3 | a2b c'ba :|
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd gfd | afd gfd :|
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 ||
X: 4
T: Water Under The Keel
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|: afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd g3 | afd gab | c'ba bag | afd cdA ||
# Added by JACKB .
X: 5
T: Water Under The Keel
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
z3 g |: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" ABc "C" def |
"G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 :||
|| "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "C" gec "C" BcA |
"D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "C" c'ba "G" bag | "D" afd "C" BcA ||
|: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" ABc "C" def |
"G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 :||
|| "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "C" gec "C" BcA |
"D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gab | "C" c'ba "G" bag | "D" afd "C" BcA ||
|: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" ABc "C" def |
"G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 :||
|: "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg |
"D" afd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "D" afd "C" cdA | "D" ABd "C" cdA :|
|: "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg |
"D" afd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "D" afd "G" g3 | "Bm" a2b "C" c'ba :|
|: "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg |
"D" afd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gfd :|
|: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 ||
X: 6
T: Water Under The Keel
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|| afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | c'ba bag | afd cdA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|| afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | c'ba bag | afd cdA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|| afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | c'ba bag | afd cdA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdA | ABd cdA :|
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd g3 | a2b c'ba :|
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd gfd | afd gdf :|
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 ||
# Added by JACKB .

Eight comments

Water Under the Keel

Composed by Shaun Davey, from The Brendan Voyage, and based on the playing of Liam O’Flynn (original key: G). I like this jig although the bowing is a challenge on the fiddle. I give it a try at http://www.randymillerprints.com/Tune_Files.htm

O’Flynn’s Version in G Major

X: 1
T: Water under the Keel
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Gmaj
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABC def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|: afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd g3 | afd gab | ‘cba bag | gec BcA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABC def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|: afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | ‘cba bag | afd cdA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABC def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|:afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd gfd | a2b ‘cba |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd gfd | afd gfd ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 ||

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High Cs

I placed the symbol for the high Cs in the wrong spot so you will have to amend them.

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My own version (Liam O´Flynn)

X: 1
T: Water under the Keel
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Gmaj
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|| afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd g3 | afd gab | c’ba bag | afd BcA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|| afd g3 | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | gec BcA |
afd gfd | afd gab | afd g3 | afd cdA |
afd gfd | afd gab | c’ba bag | afd BcA ||
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdc BdG | ABc def |
gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 :||
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd cdA | ABd cdA :|
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd g3 | a2b c’ba :|
|:bgd cdf | gdc Bdg | bgd cdf | gdc Bdg |
afd cdf | gdc Bdg | afd gfd | afd gfd :|
|: gdc BdG | GAc BdG | gdB edc | dAd G3 ||

Water Under The Keel, X:4

O’Flynn’s

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Re: Water Under The Keel

I’d been looking for ABC for tunes from ‘The Brendan Voyage’ for a while, so it was good to find this.

I couldn’t get the ABC to play at first, but a bit of detective work revealed the cause, so I edited it into
working order. Just for a laugh, I added chords, a drone and a brilliantly original one-note introduction.
Dunno if I’ll ever be able to play it on an Anglo though. Here’s the slightly fannied-about with version
which I came up with….

X:1
T:Brendan Voyage - Water Under The Keel - Liam O´Flynn’s version.
M:6/8
L:1/8
Q:148
R:jig
K:Gmaj
%I added drones, just for the hell of it. The drones are pitched at D(50) and G(55)…
%%MIDI program 23
%%MIDI drone 23 50 55 80 80
%%MIDI droneon
z3 g |: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" ABc "C" def |
"G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 :||
|| "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "C" gec "C" BcA |
"D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "C" c’ba "G" bag | "D" afd "C" BcA ||
|: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" ABc "C" def |
"G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 :||
|| "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "C" gec "C" BcA |
"D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gab | "D" afd "G" g3 | "D" afd "C" cdA |
"D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gab | "C" c’ba "G" bag | "D" afd "C" BcA ||
|: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" ABc "C" def |
"G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 :||
|: "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg |
"D" afd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "D" afd "C" cdA | "D" ABd "C" cdA :|
|: "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg |
"D" afd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "D" afd "G" g3 | "Bm" a2b "C" c’ba :|
|: "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "G" bgd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg |
"D" afd "C" cdf | "G" gdc "G" Bdg | "D" afd "G" gfd | "D" afd "G" gfd :|
|: "G" gdc "G" BdG | "C" GAc "G" BdG | "G" gdB "C" edc | "D" dAd "G" G3 ||

Re: Water Under The Keel

Aye, I suspected this - in tunes cut’n’pasted from a comment (like my previous one), apostrophes (‘)
(for the high c) are rendered as close single quotes (’) and ABC doesn’t like it - at least EasyABC doesn’t.

Tunes downloaded from an actual ‘tune’ (as opposed to a comment) seem perfectly OK.

Is this a known ‘problem’ (I’m a new user and not fully familiar with machinery of this site yet)?

Water Under The Keel, X:5

This is the slightly edited version I referred to in my comments below. With chords and a drone. I hope it
downloads OK.