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Wrinkles Tune Req: King of the Fairies (from The Dubliners) (8) RE: Tune Req: Tag/Final 'King of The Fairies' 31 Jan 05

I've heard it called "King William of Orange" and first heard it in a set of "Orange" tunes. Much later I heard the Horslips, Harpsong, Dubliners, and both Alan Stivel versions, under the title "King of The Fairies" which seemed a better title for the tune given its errie qualities.

I'm only gotten around to learning it myself recently and personally I pick out the tune with the fingers and use the thumb to give a bass E drone to the beat.


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