Farewell to Whiskey, aka Niel Gow’s Farewell to Whiskey

Key: G

Form: March or hornpipe(?) Can you help?


X: 1
T:Neil Gow's Farewell to Whiskey
R:Country Dance
B:The Athole Collection
B,/A,/|G,G/A/ B/A/G/B/ AE EF/G/|DG/A/ B/A/G/B/ dBB>d|
e/f/g/f/ e/d/B/d/ c/B/A/G/ A>B|D/E/G/A/ B/A/G/A/ BGG:|
|:B/c/|dB GB/d/ c/B/A/G/ AB/c/|dBgB dgg>d|
e/f/g/f/ e/d/B/d/ c/B/A/G/ A/c/B/A/|D/E/G/A/ B/A/G/A/ BGG:|

MP3: (Played by Rebecca Weiss, fast, then slow for learning.)

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Sheet Music*: Click image to enlarge. To download, right-click in enlarged image and "Save as...". 

Sheet Music in PDF: Farewell_to_Whiskey



Source: Niel Gow*

Other Tunes in Set:

Region: Scotland

*Notes: The ABC and sheet music above are slightly different from Rebecca’s playing.  Her version is more familiar to my ear. -AJ

From Wikipedia: “Niel Gow (1727 – 1 March 1807) was the most famous Scottish fiddler of the eighteenth century.”