Annotation:Drunken Wife o' Galloway

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DRUNKEN WIFE O' GALLOWAY. AKA - "Drucken Wife o' Gallowa' (The)." AKA and see "Ballyhooley," "Hooly and Fairly." Scottish, Air (6/8 or 6/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The Irish air "Ballyhooley" uses this tune as the first strain. See note for "Annotation:Hooly and Fairly" for more. "The drunken wife of Galloway" was the title of a song in The Charmer (1751).

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Printed sources: Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 133. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 10), 1760; p. 8.

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