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ADAM’S FAVORITE. American, Reel. USA, New England. B Flat Major (‘A’ part) & E Flat Major (‘B’, ‘C’ & ‘D’ parts). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABBCCDD. The melody was used for the dance “Plain Quadrille,” notes Linscott (1939).
Source for notated version: from the manuscript of Elizabeth Foster Reed, probably of New England origin [Linscott]
Printed sources: Linscott (Folk Songs of Old New England), 1939; pp. 106-107