Oh the cruel wars
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OH, THE CRUEL WARS. Irish, Air (3/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.
Source for notated version: from a manuscript book lent to Joyce by Surgeon-Major-General King of Dublin (about 1885), who copied them 40 years previously from an old manuscript book in Cork.
Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 366, p. 168.