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When I Was Young I Had No Sense

When I was young I had no sense, song / Eileen Keaney, singing in English

When I was young I had no sense, song / Eileen Keaney, singing in English

When I was young I had no sense
I bought a fiddle for eighteen pence
And all the tunes that I could play
Was ‘O’er the hill and far away’.

Db Item 117 Musictr
Db Item 117 Musictr

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Notes from Hugh Shields

Air: “The parting glass.” See Opie and Opie’s The lore and language of schoolchildren (1967:107).