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AS A SOLDIER AND A SAILOR (WERE WALKING ONE DAY). Irish, Air (3/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody appears in George Petrie's Music of Ireland (Dublin, 1882) with four related tunes collected by Patrick Weston Joyce, who referred to them in his Ancient Irish Music. See also "Prison of Clonmel (The)" for a related air.

Source for notated version: "From Mr. Joyce" [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 771, p. 193.

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