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WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME. AKA and see “Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye.” American, Scottish; Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). A Minor (Kerr): B Minor (Sweet). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part (Sweet): AB (Kerr). The tune uses much melodic material from the Scottish air "John Anderson My Jo." See note for “Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye.”

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; No. 6, p. 28. Sweet (Fifer’s Delight), 1965/1981; p. 11.

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