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LIMERICK RACES. AKA and see "I'm Ow're Young," "I'm O'er Young to Marry Yet (2)," "Were You at the Fair?" Irish (?), Polka (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is of unknown provenance. Howe listed it among his Irish Airs, with an Irish title, but a later Howe publication gave a version as a strathspey ("I'm O'er Young to Marry Yet (2))", while James Kerr set it as a jig ("I'm Ow're Young"), indicating origins in Scotland.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Howe (Musician's Omnibus No. 3), c. 1866; p. 220.

Recorded sources:

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