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CHARMER WITH THE FAIR LOCKS, THE. AKA and see "My Fair-haired Darling (2)." Irish, Air (3/4 time). F Major (Bunting, Hughes): C Major (Clinton). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Francis O'Neill (Irish Folk Music: A Fascinating Hobby, p. 130) notes that the songs "Dobbin's Flowery Vale (1)" and "Maid of Templenoe" were also sung to this air.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: : Bunting (General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland), 1796; No. 18, p. 10. Clinton (Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs), 1841; No. 157, p. 80. Hughes (Gems from the Emerald Isle), London, c. 1860?; No. 21, p. 6.

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