A' body's like to be married but me

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A' body's like to be married but me

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   3131 1H2H65
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    John Rook
 Book/Manuscript title    John Rook music manuscript collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 199
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1840
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    



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