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X:1 % T:Sandlark, The M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Jerry O'Brien's Accordion Instructor (1949, No. 75) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D fe|dAFA DFAd|fdcd A2 ef|gfed edcd|(3efe (3dcB Agfe| dAFA DFAd|fdcd A2 ef|gfed cABc|dAfA d2:| |:(3GBG|FAdA FAdA|GBdB GBdB|Acec Acec|dfaf dfag| FAdA FAdA|GBdB GBdB|Acef gece|dAfA d2:|]

SANDLARK, THE. AKA and see “Alexander's Hornpipe,” "Alexander's Favourite" “Ballymanus Fair,” "Bang Up (5)," "Byrne's Hornpipe (2)," "Jolly Butcher's (The)," "Kelly's Hornpipe (5).” Irish, Hornpipe (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. As "Alexander's Hornpipe" the tune is popular with uilleann pipers.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Brien (Jerry O’Brien’s Accordion Instructor), Boston, 1949; No. 75.

Recorded sources : - Decca Records DE 12104 (78 RPM), Eddie Meehan & John McKenna (1937, paired with "Lawson's Hornpipe").

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