Glendaruel Highlanders jig

Also known as Campbeltown Loch, The Glendaruel Highlanders.

There are 11 recordings of this tune.

Glendaruel Highlanders has been added to 3 tune sets.

Glendaruel Highlanders has been added to 33 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Glendaruel Highlanders
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
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ABA ABc|ece f2e|fac edB|A3 A:|
ed|c2A ceB|c2A Ace|f2e faf|e2e efa|
c2A ceB|c2A Ace|fec edB|A3 Aed|
c2A ceB|c2A Ace|f2e faf|e3 efg|
acc cde|fBB B2e|fac edB|A3 A||

Two comments

Glendaruel Highlanders

Also known as a song: Campbelltown Loch (I wish you were whisky).

Cambelltown Loch

… And here are the lyrics of the “song” version:

Now Campbeltown Loch is a beautiful place,
But the price of the whisky is grim;
How nice it would be if the whisky was free,
And the Loch was filled up to the brim.

Campbeltown Loch I wish you were whisky,
Campbeltown Loch och-aye!
Campbeltown Loch I wish you were whisky,
I would drink you dry.

I’d buy a yacht with the money I’ve got,
And I’d anchor it out in the bay,
If I wanted a sip I’d go in for a dip,
I’d be swimmin’ by night and by day.

We’d have a gathering of the clans,
They’d come from near and far;
I can see them grin as they’re wading in,
And shouting “Slainte Mhath!”.

But what if the boat should overturn,
And drowned in the Loch was I?
You’d hear me shout, you’d hear me call out,
“What a wonderful way to die !”

But what’s this I see, och comin’ for me,
It’s a vision to make your blood freeze;
It’s the police afloat in a dirty great boat;
And they’re shouting: “Time, gentlemen, please!”