Tell me dear Evelee

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X:1 T:Tell Me, Dear Evelee L:1/8 R:Air M:C Q:"Moderate" S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 444 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C c2 c>c B2 B>B|AcBA ^G E2z|A2 A>A ^GE zE|A2 B>B c2 zB| c2 ec B2 dB|AcBA ^G E2z|A2A2 cBA^G|A2 Bd c3z|| ABcd e2 z2|f2 ed e2A2|A2A2 f3e|{e}d2 {d}c2 B4| {A}e4 A3c|BcBA ^G E3|A2A cBA^G|A2 Bd c4||

TELL ME, DEAR EVELEEN (Innis do'm a Eiblin dileas). AKA and see "On a green bank gentle Mary was seated." Irish, Air (4/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Paul de Grae fnds the tune nearly identical to the air of Crosby's song setting "On a green bank gentle Mary was seated" for which the specified air is "Tell Me, Dear Eveleen"[1].

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 444, p. 78.

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  1. Paul de Grae, "Notes on Sources to the Tunes in the O'Neill Collections", 2017 [1].