Whiskey in the jar original. Songtext von The Dubliners

Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy

whiskey in the jar original

The captain advances with the aim to shoot and kill the man, but hes too quick and shoots the captain. In some cases, he ends up in prison; in other cases, he escapes with his brother and they both hide in the mountains. It's not very easy to get, but I have it on my computer, so if you want to see it, please contact me at maccan compaqnet. Contrary to common belief, never recorded the song. One such version, from , is about , an Irish-American soldier who is sentenced to death by hanging for robbing British officials.

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Cover versions of Kilgary Mountain [Whiskey in the Jar] written by [Traditional]

whiskey in the jar original

Old Irish folk songs never really have set lyrics, they vary by performer. The man is then on the run from the law but is caught and imprisoned. They're a tough band, and they know what they're doing. Metallica recorded a popular cover of this song on their 1998 Garage, Inc. It has also been performed by the Scarecrows bluegrass band and the Dutch band Blue Grass Boogiemen. Atleast the Irish won back most of their own country from the British, who still control Scotland. .

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Whiskey In The Jar (Letra/Lyrics)

whiskey in the jar original

Names in the song change, and the official can be a Captain or a Colonel, called Farrell or Pepper among other names. Drugs took their toll on this talented vocalist and bass guitarist, whose contributions to classic rock can't be overstated. It's the Cork and Kerry mountains. I jumped up, fired off my pistols and I shot him with both barrels. To doctorbob-How would a Scot have ended the story differently? In 1990, The Dubliners re-recorded the song with with a faster rocky version charting at No. Written by Language English Comments This is a tale of an Irish highwayman who robs an English military or government official but is later betrayed by his wife or sweetheart. The details of the betrayal can also differ, such as handing him over to the authorities, hiding his weapon or switching his ammunition.

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Cover versions of Kilgary Mountain [Whiskey in the Jar] written by [Traditional]

whiskey in the jar original

The song is also on the live compilation disc five. The American metal band in 1998 played a version very similar to that of Thin Lizzy's, though with a heavier sound, winning a for the song in 2000 for. Besides, for much of his career following, he made great music with Megadeth, but was a whiny, stoned, idiot for a long time. It is play on both women as well as the fact that the singer is in jail. In 2019, Canadian singer-songwriter performed a cover of the song on his album. It is also sometimes placed in the American South, in various places among the or , possibly due to Irish settlement in these places.

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Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy

whiskey in the jar original

I found a live bootleg of it with an amazing bagpipe solo in the middle. Metallica pretty much defiled the song. Whack for my daddy-o, Whack for my daddy-o There's whiskey in the jar-o I took all of his money and it was a pretty penny. Even some of the words in this cover are mixed up. Although a massive first hit for Thin Lizzy, this was actually meant to be the B-side. Plus, they're not affraid to try new things. A band that changes their sound and then breaks up isn't a band in my opinion.

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Songtext von The Dubliners

whiskey in the jar original

He was sort of a Robin Hood, he only stole from wealty Brits, etc. Some American versions deal with American characters in American settings such as the Ozarks or Appalachians. The irish version is much longer, and goes more into the life of Roy who turned into a cattle thief after his land was taken from him by the British. I'm confident that if and when they come out with a new album it will be outstanding. The person made a music video on this song and it is quite good. If it weren't for pirated underground tapes from back in the day metallica wouldn't be s--t! The lyrics of this song can vary from version to version, but most covers use the Thin Lizzy lyrics. The 1967 release by the Dubliners brought the song to a wide audience and the 1972 arrangement by Thin Lizzy, with Eric Bell's distinct guitar line mimicking Uilleann pipes, has been very influential.

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Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy

whiskey in the jar original

I like sleepin' especially in my Molly's chamber. I like Metallica even more so I'd love to hear them do this. Love the song and the band, was just wondering if that phrase is Irish and means something, or just musical jibber-jabber stuff. Im a civil war reenactor , and this is a favorite around the camp fire the original that is I was surprised when I heard Metallica covering! The Irish rock band hit the Irish and British pop charts with the song in 1973. And one more thing Garage inc. Great song, by the way, Metallica's version is much better than Thin Lizzy's.

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