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 "Hooly and Fairly" for more. "The drunken wife of Galloway" was the title of a song in The Charmer (1751).

Source for notated version:

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

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