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X:1 T:Guiry's Favorite M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 10 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Amin e/^f/|gea ged|cAB c2d|eaa age|ed^c de^f| gea ged|cAB cde|fed ecA|GFE D2:| |:A/B/|cBc A2G|EcB cde|ded cAG|Adc ded| cBc A2G|EcB cde|fed ecA|GFE D2:||



GUIRY'S FAVORITE (Roga Ui Gadra/Guaire). AKA and see "Magpie in the Tree," "Gurney's Fancy," "Bryan O'Lynn (2)," "Cockled Old Man (1) (The)/Cockled Old Man (2) (The)," "Ducks in the Oats," "John Mahony's. Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. O'Neill (Irish Folk Music) says the tune was "unpublished and new to us," however, it appears to be related to "Bryan O'Lynn (1)," which may be the ancestral tune. See also the related "Snug in the Blanket."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - John Carey, a native of Limerick [O'Neill].

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 707, p. 131. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 10, p. 18.

Recorded sources: -



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