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OUR OWN LITTLE ISLE (n-Oilean beag fein, Ar). AKA and see "Boys from the Lough (The)," "Carawith Jig," "Corovoth Jig," "Donnybrook Fair (1)," "I'm a Man in Myself Like Oliver's Bull (2)," "Joy of My Life," "Joys of My Life (The)," "Oh! Irishmen Never Forget." Irish, Double Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is the same in the first strain, and only mildly different in the second, to "Joys of Life (The)." The jig "Charley the Prayermaster" has a similar first strain.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 30. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 832, p. 155. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 96, p. 31.

Recorded sources:

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




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