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LOVELY MOLLY ("Mairin Deas" or "Mairin Maiseac"). AKA and see "Bolton Street," "Glenside Cottage (The)," "Humors of Bolton Street," "Old Ruined Cottage in the Glen (The)," "Wall Topper (The)." Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian ('A' part) & E Minor ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (O'Neill/Krassen): AA'B (O'Neill/1850 & 1001). A version of the tune under the title "Bolton Street" was entered into Book 2 of the large c. 1883 music manuscript collection of County Leitrim fiddler and piper Stephen Grier (c. 1824-1894). See also the related "Murphy's Greyhound."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - County Down fiddler and Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, the collaborator of Francis O'Neill on Music of Ireland [O'Neill].

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 114. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1298, p. 244. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 563, p. 104.



See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]



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