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X:1 T:Kerry for me M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air N:"Moderate: time well marked" S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|G>AG FGA|B>AG ADE|=FDB, CB,C|DGA B>cB/A/| G>AG FGA|B>AG ADE|=FDB, CB,C|DGG G2|| B/c/|ded cBA|GAG F<D B/c/|ded cBA|GFG A>cB/A/| G>AG FGA|B>AG ADE|=FDB, CB,C|DGG G2||



KERRY FOR ME. AKA and see "Cahirciveen." Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Cazden (et al, 1982) collected a minor-key variant of this tune in New York's Catskill Mountains as the song "The Cumberland Crew."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "...copied from a Munster MS. lent me by the late John O'Daly, the Irish publisher of Anglesea St., Dublin" (Joyce).

Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 191, pp. 94-95.






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