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COURTING THEM ALL ("Ag Suirid Iad Go Leir," "Ag Suirí Leo ar Fad" or "Da Siurad Go Leir"). AKA and see "Annotation:Bashful Bachelor (1) (The),” "Annotation:Don't Bother Me," “Annotation:Jimmy Holmes' Favorite,” "Annotation:Moving Bog (2) (The)," "Miss Rae's Reel," "Old Batchelor's Reel," "Annotation:Rachel Rae." Irish, English, Scottish; Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB' (Breathnach, Kennedy, O'Neill/Krassen, Raven): AB (O'Neill/Krassen & 1001). The melody appears to have Scots origins in John Lowe’s “Rachel Rae.”

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ 1), 1976; No. 174. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 13 (appears as "Rachel Rae"). O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 149. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1489, p. 275. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 713, p. 126. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 178 (appears as "Rachel Rae"). Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 73.

Recorded sources: Mulligan Records LUN 039, Keving Burke & Jackie Daly – "Eavesdropper" (1981).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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