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DOWN BY THE OCEAN TIDE. AKA - "Sios Toab an Tias Fairge." Irish, Air (2/4 time, "with spirit"). G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Source for notated version: "J. O'Neill" [O'Neill]. Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill was a fiddler originally from County Down. James had received some formal training, had a good ear, and served as transcriber in assisting with Francis O'Neill's (no relation) earlier works.

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 351, p. 61.

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