I've only heard the "love in a canoe" analogy made to Amnerican coffee.
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From: "Deirdre Sullivan & Paul de Grae" <[log in to unmask]>, on 3/5/1999 3:39 PM:
>And can anyone confirm that "O'Carolan's Draught" is now available in
Yes, but it's usually just called "Harp"...
(one of our session wits refers to Smithwick's as "love in a canoe"
for reasons best left to your fertile imaginations).
Back to choons. Michael, here's Planxty Your-Name for you; I've
changed O'Neill's 2/4 time signature to 4/4, which feels better to me,
and the tempo marking is my own preference - the speed for dancing
may well be quite different:
B:O'Neill's "Dance Music of Ireland", no. 973
FG|A2 AB A2 FG|AFAB A3 B|AGFE DEFG|A2 AB A2 dc|
B2 Bd B2 Ac|BABc B2 dB|AGFE DEFA|B2 Bd B2 b2|
bafb afeg|fedf e2 de|fedB BAdF|A2 AB A2 dc|
B2 AB d2 Bd|e2 de f2 ed|BABc d2 F2|E4 D2:|:fg|
a2 ab a2 fg|agab a2 fg|agfe defg|a2 ab a2 fa|b3 b b2 fa|
bafa b2 bg|agfe defa|b2 ba b2 fa|bafb afeg|fedf e2 de|
fedB BAdF|A2 AB A2 dc|B2 AB d2 cd|e2 de f2 ed|
BABc d2 F2|E4 D2:|