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X:1 T:James O'Brien M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 367 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion Q:"Moderate" K:G d2|e2d2B2|G2A2B2|E2G2E2|D4 EF|G2F2G2| e2d2B2|(A6|A4) d2|e2d2B2|G2A2B2|E2G2c2| e4 fe|d2B2G2|A2E2F2|(G6|G4)|| d2|e2d2e2|g2f2e2|f2e2d2|B4 d2|e2d2e2| g2f2e2|(g6|g4) gf|e2d2B2|G2A2B2| E2G2c2|e4 fe|d2B2G2|A2E2F2|(G6|G4)||

JAMES O'BRIEN (Seamus Ua Briain). AKA and see "Seamus O'Brien," "Seamus O'Brien's," "Shamus O'Brien." Irish, Air (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This tune is also known as a waltz in the Midwest United States as "Shamus O'Brien". O'Neill himself printed the tune as "Sheamus O'Brien" in his O'Neill's Irish Music (1915). See note for "Shamus O'Brien" for more.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 367, p. 64.

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