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WAIT AWHILE (Fan go foil). AKA and see "Lady Nelly Wemyss's Reel," "Lady Wemyss." Irish, Jig. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is Scottish, first published in 1757 by Robert Bremner as "Lady Nelly Wemyss's Reel."

Source for notated version: Chicago Police Sergeant James O’Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down and Francis O’Neill’s collaborator [O’Neill].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 43. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 932, p. 173.

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