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KISS BEHIND THE DOOR, THE. AKA and see "Merry Girl (The)." Irish, Polka. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Leitrim flute player John McKenna [1] (1880-1947)recorded this tune twice for Decca records: the first time in 1934 as "Merry Girl (The)" (with banjo player Michael Gaffney), and again in 1937 as "Kiss Behind the Door" (with flute player Eddie Meehan, 1900-1940).

John McKenna & Michael Gaffney

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Recorded sources: Decca 12104 (78 RPM), John McKenna & Eddie Meehan (1937).

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