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JACKET BLUE. Irish, Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part.

What kind of clothes does you William wear,
Or what was the colour of your William's hair?
Genteel he was, not at all like you,
For you advise me, for you advise me,
To slight my sailor with his jacket blue.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music), 1909; No. 331, p. 154.

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