Poor Old Granua Weal

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POOR OLD GRANUA WEAL. Irish, Air (4/4 time). F Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The title is an allegory for Ireland. See also P.W. Joyce's "Foggy Dew (3) (The)," a close relative of Petrie's "Poor Old Granua Weal," as is O'Neill's "Grace O'Malley."

Source for notated version: “From J. McCloskey, Dungiven” [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: O'Lochlainn (Irish Street Ballads). Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 790, p. 197.

Recorded sources: Outlet OAS 3013, Michael "Straighty" Flanagan.




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