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IRISHMAN'S CHOICE, THE. English, Slip Jig (9/8 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The melody also appears in John Johnson's 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 8 (London, 1756) and again in Charles and Samuel Thompson's Complete Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3 (London, 1773). It is a derivative of the popular older Scottish air and dance tune "Woo'd and Married and a'."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 99.

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