School: Clochar Muire, Tobar an Choire (roll number 12166)

Tobercurry, Co. Sligo
An tSr. M. Nioclás
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0171, Page 387

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  3. XML “The Tunes of Paddy Benson”

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  1. (3) The Tunes of Paddy Benson. Air: Fill the Bum-per Fair
    One Winter's evening dark
    From Corrawn I was straying
    Convenient to Lambpark
    I heard pipe music playing,
    As homeward we did pass
    I heard some person hinting
    That we should take a glass
    And hear old Paddy Benson.
    Tou row row row row
    Tou row row row roddy
    Tou row row row row
    Tow row row row raddy.
    He shortly wet his lip,
    And set his pipes in order,
    He played the "Highland Skip"
    And "Scotchman oer the Border,"
    He played the "Figs of Fife,"
    And likewise "Tullochgorum"
    "The Scolding Man and Wife,"
    And "Push about the Jorum."
    (Tou etc. repeated as before as Chorus)
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.