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OH WHISKEY, HEART OF SOULS [1] (A h-Uiscidhe Chroidhe na n-Anmann). Irish, Air (6/8 time, "with spirit"). "The Irish song with the above opening will be found in Hardiman's Irish Minstrelsy, I. 140; and also in Edward Walsh's Irish Popular Songs, with a metrical translation in the same measure. This song will sing to either of the two following airs:--" (Joyce). Norman Cazden et al suggested the air to their Catskill Mountain-collected song "My Home is on the Mountain" was a variant.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 273, p. 129.

Recorded sources: Shanachie 79013, Derek Bell - "Carolan's Receipt" (1987).




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