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Mick McGuire
Last updated: 24.01.17
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I certainly knew this song in my childhood but finally transcribed it from a Clancy recording way back in the early eighties. It is a lovely jig having some delightful Irish alliteration ("... fair and fat and forty ...") and plenty of tongue-twisting. It's a very humorous comment on the married state describing the loss of respect incurred when entering matrimony.
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