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All during my young life, nothing else really mattered much except music. It was the big thing in your life, you know, and our house would have been full every night with people playing music, listening to music and even dancing. The chairs would have been cleared back and I can remember as a wee fella, sitting under the table and watching what was going on.
Researcher Conor Ward finds the tune a derivative of the light classical piece "Silver Bells Schottische (1)."