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I WAS ONCE SAILING BY THE HEAD. Irish, Air (6/8 time). D Mixolydian/Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. See also the variant “Woman and twenty of them (A).”

Source for notated version: “Set from John Dubhana (Costello Bay) Arran-more” [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 817, p. 204.

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