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Published by O"Brien Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folk music,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Ireland,
  • Ethnic,
  • Folk & Traditional,
  • Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesThe Pocket History Series
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8310512M
ISBN 100862785553
ISBN 109780862785550

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