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  Johnny McIljohn's No.1

I learned this tune and its companion, Johnny McIljohn's No.2 from a Boys of the Lough record. They got them from Tommy Maguire of Leitrim, whose father, John Maguire, was known as "Johnny McIljohn" for some reason. He "lilted" the tunes regularly at country house ceilidhs so his name became associated with the tunes. Johnny McIljohn's No.1 seems to be a variant of The Silver Spear.

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Johnny McIljohn's No.1
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