A' Body Loo's Me
X:1 T:A’ Body Love’s Me M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Brisk" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 6 (1760, p. 16) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (d2 d)f B<B Te2|(d2 d)a f<f Tf2|gfed Bdeg|agfe d2D2:| |:(f|d)D AF E<E e(f|d)DD(f d)DD(f|d)D AF E<E Te2|dD AB defd|BdAF E/E/E eg|agfe d2D2:|]
A' BODY LOO'S ME. AKA and see "Everybody Love Me." Scottish, Reel and Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune with this exact title appears in the Bodleian MS (1740), written by David Young, Edinburgh, and can also be found in Neil Stewart's 1761 collection (p. 18). The reel is also contained in Young's earlier work, The Drummond Castle Manuscript, Part 2 (1734, No. 22) as "Everybody Loves Me."