The Drunken Wife


The exploits of pipers and musicians, generally, overindulging in drink is well documented and the stuff of legend. It’s natural that something as integrated into daily Scottish life as whisky would give rise to tunes throwing a wink to its end results. Strangely enough, a tune “The Drunken Husband” has never made an appearance in the musical tradition.

View the score for “The Drunken Wife.”

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Whisky Tunes is the first online, bagpipe music tune book presented in a serial format. Tunes are collected and arranged by Vince Janoski. Vince is the former editor and publisher of The Voice, the magazine of the EUSPBA and publisher and writer for Pipehacker.com.