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WHEN I AM DEAD AND MY DAYS ARE OVER COME MOLLY ASTOREEN AND LAY ME DOWN. Irish, Air (3/4 time). F Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Stanford (1902) notes: “A similar tune (in the minor) appears under the title ‘Molly Asthoreen’ No. 447."

Source for notated version: “From (the Irish collector) Mr. Joyce” [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 635, p. 159.

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