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Whiskey In The Jar by The Dubliners – Ukulele Chords

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Whiskey In The Jar Ukulele Chords - The Dubliners

Whiskey In The Jar Ukulele Chords – The Dubliners. This song uses the chords: C, Amin, F, G. You can change the key for free, as needed.

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Whiskey In The Jar Ukulele Chords – The Dubliners

VERSE 1:

As CI was a goin’ over the Aminfar famed Kerry mountainsI Fmet with captain Farrell and his Cmoney he was countingI Cfirst produced my pistol and I Aminthen produced my rapierSaying “FStand and deliver” for he Cwere a bold deceiver
CHORUS 1:
Mush-a Gring dum-do-dum-daCWhack fall the daddy-o
FWhack fall the daddy-oThere’s Cwhiskey Gin the Cjar
VERSE 2:
I Ccounted out his money and it Aminmade a pretty pennyI Fput it in me pocket and I Ctook it home to JennyShe Csighed and she swore that she Aminnever would deceive meBut the Fdevil take the women for Cthey never can be easy
CHORUS 2:
Mush-a Gring dum-do-dum-daCWhack fall the daddy-o
FWhack fall the daddy-oThere’s Cwhiskey Gin the Cjar
VERSE 3:
I Cwent unto my chamber all Aminfor to take a slumberI Fdreamt of gold and jewels and for Csure it was no wonderBut CJenny drew me charges and she Aminfilled them up with waterThen Fsent for captain Farrell to Cbe ready for the slaughter
CHORUS 3:
Mush-a Gring dum-do-dum-daCWhack fall the daddy-o
FWhack fall the daddy-oThere’s Cwhiskey Gin the Cjar
VERSE 4:
‘Twas Cearly in the morning just beAminfore I rose to travelUp Fcomes a band of footmen and likeCwise captain FarrellI Cfirst produced me pistol for she’d Aminstolen away me rapierBut I Gcouldn’t shoot the water so a Cprisoner I was taken
CHORUS 4:
Mush-a Gring dum-do-dum-daCWhack fall the daddy-o
FWhack fall the daddy-oThere’s Cwhiskey Gin the Cjar
VERSE 5:
Now there’s Csome take delight in the Amincarriages a rollin’And Fothers take delight in the Churling and the bowlingBuCt I take delight in the Aminjuice of the barleyAnd Fcourting pretty fair maids in the Cmorning bright and early
CHORUS 5:
Mush-a Gring dum-do-dum-daCWhack fall the daddy-o
FWhack fall the daddy-oThere’s Cwhiskey Gin the Cjar
VERSE 6:
If Canyone can aid me ‘tis my Aminbrother in the armyIf FI can find his station in CCork or in KillarneyAnd Cif he’ll go with me we’ll go Aminroving in KilkenneyAnd I’m Fsure he’ll treat me better than Cme own me sportin’ Jenny
CHORUS 6:
Mush-a Gring dum-do-dum-daCWhack fall the daddy-o
FWhack fall the daddy-oThere’s Cwhiskey Gin the Cjar
Mush-a Gring dumb-a do dumb-a daCWhack fall the daddy-o
FWhack fall the daddy-oThere’s Cwhiskey Gin the Cjar
Whiskey In The Jar Ukulele Chords - The Dubliners
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“Whiskey In The Jar” History:

“Whiskey in the Jar” is a traditional Irish folk song that has been popularized by various artists, including The Dubliners. Here’s some detailed information about the song and its rendition by The Dubliners:

Song Origin and Lyrics

  • Traditional Roots: “Whiskey in the Jar” is a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to at least the 17th century. It is set in the southern mountains of Ireland and tells the story of a highwayman who is betrayed by his lover.
  • Narrative: The song’s protagonist robs an English military officer but is then betrayed by his lover, Jenny, who hands him over to the authorities. It’s a classic tale of betrayal and loss.
  • Lyrics: The song is known for its catchy and repetitive chorus: “Mush-a ring dum-a do dum-a da, Whack for my daddy-o, Whack for my daddy-o, There’s whiskey in the jar.”

The Dubliners’ Version

  • The Dubliners: The Dubliners were an Irish folk band formed in 1962, known for their lively and authentic renditions of traditional Irish music.
  • Recording: The Dubliners recorded their version of “Whiskey in the Jar” in the 1960s, and it became one of their most famous songs. Their rendition features a lively tempo, strong vocal harmonies, and traditional Irish instrumentation, including the fiddle, banjo, and tin whistle.
  • Impact: The Dubliners’ version of “Whiskey in the Jar” helped popularize the song internationally, bringing it to a wider audience beyond Ireland. It has been a staple in their live performances and remains one of the most beloved songs in their repertoire.

Cultural Impact and Covers

  • Influence: “Whiskey in the Jar” has been covered by numerous artists across various genres, including Thin Lizzy and Metallica, each bringing their unique style to the song.
  • Thin Lizzy: The Irish rock band Thin Lizzy released a rock version of the song in 1972, which became a hit and introduced the song to rock audiences.
  • Metallica: The heavy metal band Metallica covered “Whiskey in the Jar” in 1998, and their version won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.
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