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I'M A SOLDIER NOW. Irish, American; Schottische. USA, Mass. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. The ditty that went with the tune goes:

I'm a soldier now, I'm a soldier now,
And you'll find me in the ranks of glory now. (Bayard)

Source for notated version: sung by Mrs. Anastasia Corkery (Cambridge, Mass., 1930's; originally from Co. Cork, Ireland) [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 31, pp. 584-585.

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