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OLD SIBBY. Irish, Slow Air (4/4 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB.

Source for notated version: "Mr. MacGowan (a good amateur musician) learned this air about 1840 in Newtownards, from a very old woman, who brought it from her native Munster" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 315, p. 147.

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