Ship went down with all on board (The)

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X:1 T:Ship went down with all on board, The L:1/8 M:3/4 Q:"Slow" S:Joyce – Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909, No. 313) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin E/>F/|GF/E/ B2 AF| EE/F/ G>A BA|Be B2 AF|EE D3 E/>F/| GF/E/ B2 AF|EE/F/ G>A BA|Be B2 AF| EE E3|| A|BB g>e fg/a/|gf e>d BA|BB g>e fg/a/|gf e3 e/>f/| gf e>d BA|BB A>F ED|E/F/G/A/ B2 AF| EE E3||



SHIP WENT DOWN WITH ALL ON BOARD, THE. Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Mr. MacGowan informs me that this air was current in Donaghadee [ed.: County Down] since his childhood, and that many ballads were composed to it, all Laments for the loss of vessels or sailors" [Joyce].

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - "Sent to me in 1873 by Mr. J.C. MacGowan of Newtownards, a good amateur musician" (Joyce).

Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 313, pp. 146-147. {break|2}}

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