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FAIR-HAIRED DENIS (Donocha Bán). Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. "A young woman's lamentation for the death of her brother Dennis" (Joyce).

Source for notated version: Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, professional fiddler Hugh O'Beirne, 1846, via Forde (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 646, pp. 326-327.

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