My Wife's My Own

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MY WIFE'S MY OWN (Liom féin amháin mo bheansa). Irish, Slip Jig. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A similarly-titled slip jig, the Scottish "I Have a Wife of My Own," bears some resemblance to "My Wife's My Own" in the first strain.

Source for notated version: fiddler and uilleann piper Stephen Grier (Farnaght, Co. Leitrim), who wrote his manuscripts in the 1880's [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 44, p. 22.

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