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Thread #10531 Message #667673
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
12-Mar-02 - 11:45 AM
Thread Name: Tune Req: For Ireland I'd Not Tell Her Name
Subject: RE: For Ireland I'd Not Tell Her Name
Well, there's a noticeable resemblance to the Anglo-Scottish tune Tweedside, which appeared as early as 1731 in Joseph Mitchell's ballad opera The Highland Fair, or Union of the Clans, but I don't know what relationship there might be.