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X:1 T:Fairy Boy, The M:3/4 L:1/8 B:O'Flannagan - The Hibernia Collection (Boston, 1860, p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler's Collection K:Bb B|Bd F2 GA|Bdg2 f2|gf d3B|cB G3z|Bd F2 GA| Bd g2f2|g3 fdB|d>c B3 z|fd g3f|dB dc Bz|fd g2 (fd)| {d}cB c2 z2|Bd F2 (GA)|Bd g2f2|gf d3B|{d}c>B B3||



FAIRY BOY, THE (An Buacaill Side). AKA and see "Leanbh Sí (2) (An)." Irish, Air (3/4 time). A Major (O'Neill): B Flat Major (O'Flannagan). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was entered into vol. 4 of the mid-19th century collection of County Cork Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman. See Leanbh Sí (2) (An) for more.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Flannagan (The Hibernia Collection), 1860; p. 30. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 243, p. 42.

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