O John My Cousin

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O JOHN, MY COUSIN (A Sheádhain, a Bhráthair Ghaoil). Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. "Also called 'Cuilfhionn Mhuinte Sheimh': The Gentle Refined Fair-Haired Girl" (Joyce).

Source for notated version: "From the whistling of Joe Martin of Kilfinana Co. Limerick, a rambling working man with a great knowledge of Irish airs and songs, and much natural musical taste" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 186, p. 92.

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