L> Whiskey In The JarWhiskey In The JarLyrics: TraditionalMusic: TraditionalGarcia recorded this v David Grisman for their album Shady Grove. The next day, it bubbled out at a thankful Dead rehearsal, now released top top So countless Roads (1965-1995). The thankful Dead ultimately soundchecked it double in 1993 yet never play it at a show. An ext recently (2021) Bob Weir play it with Wolf Bros on St Patrick"s Day.These are the lyrics from Shady Grove:As ns was a-goin" end Gilgarra mountainsI met Colonel Pepper and also his money he was countingI attracted forth mine pistol and also I rattled mine sabreSaying "stand and also deliver, for ns am a interlocutor deceiver"ChorusMusha ringum duram daWhack fol de daddy-oWhack fol de daddy-oThere"s whiskey in the jarThe bright yellow coins did sure look bright and also jollyI took the money home and also I provided it to my MollyShe promised and also she vowed the she never ever would deceive meBut the devil"s in the females for castle never can be easyWhen ns awoke between the hours of six and also sevenGuards to be standing "round me in number odd and evenI flew to my pistols, however alas ns was mistakenI fired off my pistols and a prisoner was takenThey put me in jail without a judge or juryFor robbing Colonel Pepper in the morning so earlyThey didn"t take it my fist so ns knocked under the sentryAnd i bid a long farewell to that cold penitentiarySome take delight in fishing and bowlingOthers take joy in carriage a-rollin"I take delight in the juice that the barleyCourting pretty females in the morning for this reason earlyThe variation on So plenty of Roads is essentially the same, through some minor distinctions as emphasize below. The fades in together Jerry is to sing the chorus, adhered to by the last verse, (with the very first two lines in the wrong order):Some take joy in the carriage a-rollin"Others take delight in fishing and also bowlingI take happiness in the fruit that the barleyCourting pretty women in the morning therefore earlyJerry climate takes the band v the complete song:As ns was a-walkin" over Gilgarra mountainsI met Colonel Pepper and also his money he to be countingI fired off my pistols and I rattled mine sabreSaying "stand and deliver, for i am a bolder deceiver"Them shiny golden coins did certain look bright and also jollyI take it the money home and also I gave it to mine MollyShe promised and also she vowed that she never ever would cheat meBut the devil"s in the women and also they never have the right to be easyAs i was a-wakin" "tween the hrs of six and also sevenGuards to be standing "round mine bed in number odd and also evenI didn"t have my pistols for this reason they ... To prisonDa da da da da, da da da da da da da daThey placed me in jail there is no a referee or juryFor ...


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Colonel Pepper in the morning for this reason earlyThey didn"t take it my fist so i knocked down a sentryAnd ns bid a lengthy farewell to the cold penitentiarySome take happiness in fishing and bowlingOthers take pleasure in the carriage a-rollin"I take pleasure in the juice of the barleyCourting pretty females in the morning for this reason earlyAs ns was a-ridin" over Gilgarra mountainsI met Colonel Pepper and his money he to be countingI shot turn off my pistols and I rattled my sabreSaying "stand and also deliver, for ns am a interlocutor deceiver"The variation Bob Weir sang through Wolf Bros has actually some far-reaching differences, and must have been drawn from a different source:As ns was travellin" end Gilgarra mountainsSaw Colonel Pepper and also his money he to be countingI attracted forth mine pistol and I created my sabreSaying "stand and deliver, because that the devil he might take you"ChorusMusha ringum duram daWhack fol de daddy-oWhack fol de daddy-oThere"s whiskey in the jarI took all his money, and it to be a nice pennyI took all his money and also I carried it home to MollyShe swore the she loved me, for she never would leaving meFor the devil"s in the women and you know she reduced me easySo being drunk and weary, I saw Molly"s chamberTaking Molly v me, yet I never knew the dangerAbout 6 or seven, in walked Captain FerrellI jumped and fired my pistol, and I shooting him v both barrelsNow some males they choose their fishing, some prefer their fowlingSome choose to hear the cannon roar and also howlingBut me, I like sleeping, particularly in Molly"s chamberBut here I"m in prison, and left through a ball and chainGrateful Dead RecordingsDateAlbum16 Feb 1993So countless Roads (1965-1995)Jerry Garcia RecordingsDateAlbumRecorded By15 Feb 1993Shady GroveGarcia/GrismanBackroundThere are plenty of versions of this song, occasionally under various titles. The version Jerry sang is essentially the exact same as the one in "Traditional people Songs from the anne & candid Warner Collection", however omitting these verses:I returned to my cave in Gilgarrah MountainAnd left mine sweetheart Molly the money a-countingAs ns was soundly sleeping, the divil sure might take herShe fired off my pistols and she invited them v pepperShe told Colonel Pepper where I was a-hidingAnd led them to my cavern right early on in the morningO Molly, you"ve deceived me, although ns loved friend dearlyBut you never ever cared because that me; I deserve to see it bright and also clearlyBizarrely, Bob Weir"s version seems to have most in typical with one through MetallicaFurther InformationFor an ext information ~ above recordings see Matt Schofield"s grateful Dead family members DiscographyFor virtual chords and TAB see www.rukind.comFor paper music, see:Shady Grove (guitar TAB)Home|Findwords/phrases|FindSonglyrics|Deadoriginals|Deadcovers|