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YOUNG WIFE AND HER OLD HUSBAND, THE. Irish, Air (6/8 and 3/4 time). Ireland, County Monaghan. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. See also versions of the song under the title “Old man courted me (An)” and “Never Wed an Old Man.”

Source for notated version: Byrne Hooper, April 6th, 1842 [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources: Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 529, p. 134.

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