Toura for Sour Buttermilk
DESCRIPTION: "Toura for sour buttermilk Belleek for the brandy The Commons was the divil's hole But Mulleek was the dandy"
EARLIEST DATE: 1979 (Tunney-StoneFiddle)
KEYWORDS: Ireland nonballad drink
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Tunney-StoneFiddle, p. 52, "Toura for Sour Buttermilk" (1 fragment)
cf. "The Fermoy Lasses" (tune, according to Tunney-StoneFiddle)
NOTES [48 words]: The current description is all of the Tunney-StoneFiddle fragment.
Mulleek, Belleek and Toura are in County Fermanagh. Commons may be in Belleek.
The words of the Tunney-StoneFiddle fragment remind me of "Coffee Grows" and "Weavily Wheat" though its reel tune is not at all similar. - BS
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