Billy Barlow (1)

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BILLY BARLOW [1] (Uilliamin Barlaig). AKA and see "Day after the Fair (2) (The)." Irish, Double Jig. A Mixolydian (O'Neill/Krassen): A Major (O'Neill/1850 & 1001). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also "Lá i nDiaidh an Aonaigh (An)," "Wheels of the World (2) (The)," "His Home and His Country, "I Know Not Whether to Laugh or Cry," "I would not give my Irish wife," "You're welcome to Waterford." The first part of O'Neill's "Billy Barlow" is the second strain of the American black-face minstrel tune "Billy Barlow (2)," although the other parts differ. "All Alive (2)"

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 32. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 840, p. 156. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 102, p. 32. Sweet (Fifer's Delight); No. or p. 9.

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