Old Hornless Cow (The)

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OLD HORNLESS COW, THE (Sean bho mhaol). AKA and see "Brown Ewe (The)". Irish, Air (6/8 time, "lively"). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The title refers to a poteen still.

Source for notated version: Hugh O'Beirne, professional fiddler from Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, c. 1846. "O'Beirne obtained it from Glenfarne in the County Leitrim" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 569, pp. 300-301.

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