My pretty brown-haired girl and myself a-walking together

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MY PRETTY BROWN-HAIRED GIRL AND MYSELF A-WALKING TOGETHER (Mo chailín donn deas as misi siubhal le chéile). Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Source for notated version: Phil Gleason of Coolfree near Ballyorgan in the Co. Limerick, who "was a noted singer, and such an inimitable whistler that at some distance he was able to puzzle the best ear as to what sort of musical instrument he played" [Joyce].

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 160, p. 81.

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