Saw Ye A Lassie Of Fifteen Years jig

Saw Ye A Lassie Of Fifteen Years has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: Saw Ye A Lassie Of Fifteen Years
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A|FGA ABA|d2A A2G|FGA ABA|e2E E2A|
FGA ABA|d2A e2A|fed ABc|dAF D2 :|
g|fed fed|e2A A2d|fed fed|g2f e2g|
fed gfe|agf bag|fed ABc|dAF D2 :|

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Saw Ye A Lassie Of Fifteen Years

From "Sources of Irish Traditional Irish Music" Vol I, p.240 #1253

Re: Saw Ye A Lassie Of Fifteen Years

Also in O’Farrell’s Pocket Companion Vol.
II, 1803

Re: Saw Ye A Lassie Of Fifteen Years

This tune is also given in an early nineteenth-century collection of tunes for use in fashionable UK watering-places. such as Bath and Tunbridge Wells, under the title ‘Would you Have a Young Virgin’. I haven’t checked, but I think it would be one of the Thompson ‘200 Country Dances’ volumes.

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