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OLD HAG, YOU HAVE KILLED ME. AKA and see “A chailleach do mharaís mé,” “Oh! Hag You Have Killed Me (1),” “Stop old hag or you’ll kill me.” Irish, Double Jig. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the related "Will You Come Home with Me?" George Petrie's similarly-titled "Hag you've killed me" is a melodically different melody but shares some of rhythmic and motif characteristics.

Source for notated version: set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann in the late 1980’s [Taylor].

Printed sources: Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 2.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF 3005, The Bothy Band – “Old Hag You Have Killed Me” (1981. A reissue of the 1976 Mulligan LP).



See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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