I Wish I Were A Bird

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X:53
T:I Wish I Were A Bird
% NFF Book 2014
S:collected from Rita Baker, Gulgong, NSW
S:John Meredith Collection, NLA
S:collected by John Meredith and Reg Kurtz and Bruce Kurtz
B:J Meredith, R Covell, & P Brown, Folk Songs of Australia Vol 2, UNSW Press, 1987, p21, ISBN 0 86840 018 1
H:Rita Baker learnt this from her parents who both played fiddle for local dances
O:Australia, NSW, Gulgong
R:Waltz
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:D
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"G"B2A|G2F|"A7"E3|EFG|e2d|c>d c/B/|"D"A3|"A7"ABc:|2
"G"B2A|G2F|"A7"E2c|c2B|A>BA|B2c|"D"d>dd|dDE||
"Bm"F>FF|FDF|"Em"G>GG|GFG|"A7"A>BA|B2c|"Em"edB|"A7"ADE|
"D"F>FF|FDF|"Em"G>GG|GFG|"A7"AdG|EDE|"D"D3-|D2||



I Wish I Were A Bird - played by Greg O'Leary

Additional Information

Additional information may be available on the following people or organisations associated with the collection of this tune:
| Bruce Kurtz | John Meredith | John Meredith Collection | Reg Kurtz | Rita Baker |