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rumgumption Merry Mac ? Mary Mac? Marry Mac? (24) RE: Merry Mac ? Mary Mac? Marry Mac? 28 Jun 05

I notice that Tommy Makem claims a 1977 copyright on "Mary Mack" here, and credits the tune as an air: "Up among the heather."

My impression was always that it was traditional, especially given the number of variants--but I don't believe I actually heard it before '77. Can anyone shed more light?

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