T:Irish Washerwoman, The
H:Bar 3 also played |cAA =FAA| or |cAA EAA| or |cAA DAA|
H:Descended from the 16th-17th century tune Dargason (a.k.a. Sedany)
H:Related to single jig#53 "Willie's Single"
BGG DGG|BGB dcB|cAA FAA|cAc edc|
BGG DGG|BGB dcB|cBc Adc|1 BGG G2A:|2 BGG Gef||
|:gfg ~d3|gdg bag|fef ~d3|fdf agf|
egg dgg|cgg Bgg|cBc Adc|1 BGG Gef:|2 BGG G2A||
|:~B3 GDG|BGB dcB|cBc AFA|cAc edc|
BGG DGG|BGB dcB|cBc Adc|1 BGG Gdc:|2 BGG G2d||
gdB GBd|~g3 bag|fdd Add|~f3 agf|
egg dgg|cgg Bgg|cBc Adc|BGG G2g|
gdB GBd|~g3 bag|~f3 dAd|fdf agf|
efg bag|fge dcB|cBc ABc|def gdc||
W:Some verses set to this tune:
W:1. When I was at home I was merry and frisky,
W: My dad kept a pig and my mother sold whiskey.
W:2. O'Reely is dead and O'Reilly don't know it
W: O'Reilly is dead and O'Reely don't know it
W: They're both lying dead in the very same bed
W: And neither one knows that the other one's dead.