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MARY GIRL. AKA and see "Killoran's Polka (2)," "Up and Away (1)." AKA - "The Merry Girl." Irish, Polka. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. County Leitrim flute player John McKenna (1880-1947) and Michael Gaffney recorded the tune in 1934 under the title "Merry Girl (The)."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1986; No. 79. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland), vol. 3, 1976; No. 83. Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 23, p. 10. Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 24. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 133.

Recorded sources: Folkways Records FW 8821, McKenna and Gaffney - "Irish Dance Music" (1973. A reissue of the original 1934 recording).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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