When did Whiskey in the Jar come out?

When did Whiskey in the Jar come out?

1967
Whiskey in a Jar/Released

What year was Whiskey in the Jar Thin Lizzy?

1972
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The rest is Thin Lizzy lore: Released in the winter of 1972, “Whiskey in the Jar” quickly reached the top of the charts in Ireland, but took a few months to achieve chart success in the UK.

Why did Metallica cover Whiskey in the Jar?

To honor the country’s most famous hard-rock export Thin Lizzy, the thrash quartet fired up their cover of the group’s 1973 folk song re-working “Whiskey in the Jar,” which Metallica included on their 1998 album Garage, Inc.

Who sang Whisky in the Jaro?

The Dubliners
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The song first gained wide exposure when Irish folk band The Dubliners performed it internationally as a signature song, and recorded it on three albums in the 1960s.

Did Thin Lizzy write Whiskey in the Jar?

In the modern era, Phil Lynott and Thin Lizzie created a magnificent new version of the old tune in their 1996 album, Whiskey in the Jar. Since then it has never been more popular.

Is Metallica Whisky in the jar a cover?

What is whack for my daddy?

The term “whack” could be a verb for drinking alcohol; “to take a whack”. ‘Whack to my daddy-oh’ could be a reference to drinking to the memory of the author’s father. We know the story-teller is a man who robbed a man for money to spend on whiskey and women.

What is the meaning of Whiskey in the Jar?

“Whiskey in the Jar” is the tale of a highwayman or footpad who, after robbing a military or government official, is betrayed by a woman; whether she is his wife or sweetheart is not made clear. Various versions of the song take place in Kerry, Kilmoganny, Cork, Sligo Town, and other locales throughout Ireland.

What does Whack fol the dah mean?

“Whack fol the dah” does not have a meaning. It’s similar to “la la la” or “shooby-dooby-doo-bop”. It’s called “lilting”, similar to Jazz scatting.