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MOLLY MALONEY. AKA and see "Kinnegad Slashers (The)," "Land of Sweet Erin." Irish, Jig or Country Dance tune. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Boston publisher Elias Howe printed the tune almost note-for-note the same as Yorkshire fiddler Lawrence Leadley's version, albeit under the title "Land of Sweet Erin," however, the tune is best-known as the Irish jig "Kinnegad Slashers (The)."

Source for notated version: an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources: Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 52, p. 42.

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