The Time Of Day slip jig

Also known as Cacanandy, Colbagh Breck / Colvach Vleac, Cucanandy, Dance To Your Daddy, My Mind Will Ne’er Be Easy, My Mind Will Never Be Easy, Pat Came Over The Hill, Pat Came Over The Hill Barefoot, Pat Came Over The Hill, Barefoot, The Whistling Thief.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Time Of Day has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Time Of Day
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|: FGF F2 E D2 E | F2 A A2 F A2 d |\
FF/F/F F2 E D2 E | F2 B B2 ^A B3 :|
ABc d2 d cBA | FAA A2 F AFd |\
AA/B/c dd/e/d cBA | F2 B B2 ^A B3 |
A2 c d2 B cBA | F2 A A2 F A3 |\
BAF F2 E D2 E | F2 B B2 ^A B3 |]
2
X: 2
T: The Time Of Day
R: slip jig
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|: B>cB B2 A G2 A | Bdd d2 B d2 g |\
B>cB B2 A G3 | B2 e e2 ^d e3 :|
def gag fed | B2 d d2 B d2 g |\
d2 f g2 g fed | B2 e e2 ^d e3 |
dd/e/f gb/a/g fed | B2 d d2 B d3 |\
e2 d B2 A G2 A | Bee e2 ^d e3 |]

Five comments

"The Time of Day" ~ some other choices in e minor

"Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland:
Slip Jigs & Waltzes"
Comiled and edited by Peter Kennedy
The Fiddler’s Tune-Book Series
Dave Mallinson Publications, 1999
ISBN: 1-899512-51-9
http://www.mally.com/

Page 20, tune #85: " The Time of Day" in e minor

Here’s a take in e minor ~

X: 2
T: Time Of Day, The
M: 9/8
L: 1/8
R: slip jig
K: e minor
|: B>cB B2 A G2 A | B2 d d2 B d2 g |
B>cB B2 A G2 A | B2 e e2 d e3 :|
|: dd/e/f gag fed | B2 d d2 B d2 g |
[1 def g2 g fed | B2 e e2 d e3 :|
[2 e2 d B2 A G2 A | Bee e2 d e3 |]

I know this as the song, Dance to your Daddy. Which came firstest?