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MARGARET LAVIN (Mairgread Ni Labain). AKA and see "Bonny Portmore," "Peggy Levin," "Peggin a Levin." Irish, Air (3/4 time). G Major (D Mixolydian?): C Dorian (Clinton). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A variant of the melody was printed in Darley & McCall's Feis Ceóil Collection (1914) under the title "Peggy Levin" (No. 53), a title that echoes flute player John Clinton's "Peggin a Levin".

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: : J. Clinton (Gems of Ireland: 200 Airs), 1841; No. 174, p. 89. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 140, p. 25.

Recorded sources:




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