Say Old Man can I have Your Daughter?

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Say Old Man can I have Your Daughter?

(The Traditional Tune Archive)  
 Theme code Index   1H1H1H5 1H1H15
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
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