Had I a Cot or a Boat
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HAD I A COT OR A BOAT (An m-Beidhedh agum Coite na Bad). Irish, Air (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.
Source for notated version: "...sent to me from time to time during 1884 by Mr. Francis Hogan of South Lodge, Brenormore, near Carrick-on-Suir, a good musician and a great enthusiast in Irish music and songs. He must have been well over seventy years of age" (Joyce).
Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 263, p. 126.