Nell Flaherty’s Drake jig

Also known as Bold Thady Quill.

There are 13 recordings of a tune by this name.

Nell Flaherty's Drake has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Nell Flaherty's Drake
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
E/F/ |:GAF GED | CDB, CEG/A/ | cBc AGE |1EDC D2E/F/ :|2DCB, C2E/F/||
|:GAB cBc | dcB AGA/B/| cBc AGE | EDC D2E/F/|
GAF GED | CDB, CEG/A/ | cBc AGE|1DCB, C2E/F/ :|2DCB, C3 ||

Two comments

Ther eis a song which uses this melody whic starts out with., "oh, my name it is nell & the truth I will tell, I come from coote hill which I’ll never deny"..

There is another name which is more often given to this this tune in sessions, which I can’t remember right now.

Anyway I always liked this little ditty with words or not.

thanks!

Another name

Bold Thady Quill

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