Miss Margaret MacGregor’s Favourite

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MISS MARGARET MACGREGOR'S FAVOURITE. AKA and see "Dollie's/Dolly's the Girl for Me," "Polly the Lass," "Sailor Lassie (The)," "Sailor's Delight (4)," "Tadg O Flaherty." Scottish, English; Slip Jig (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. See cognate tunes "Sailor Lassie (The)" from Glasgow musician James Aird's Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3 (p. 198, No. 517) and "Tadg O Flaherty" from the mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Canon James Goodman (County Cork). Straight and Skillern printed the tune in London c. 1775 as "Sailor's Delight (4)."

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 4), 1796; p. 67, No 177. McLaren (A Collection of Strathspey Reels &c.), 1794.

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