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DRUMS ARE BEATING, THE. Irish, Air (3/4 time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

The mother cries Boys do not take my dear from me
For if yes do my ghost will haunt yes
Love farewell.
The drums are beating and colours flying...

Source for notated version: "From J. Bridgford" [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; Nos. 440 & 441, p. 111.

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