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X:2 T:An ye had been where I have been you would not been so canty M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Lively" S:McGibbon - Scots Tunes, book II, p. 43 (c. 1746) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (d/e/) | f2 {g}f(e/d/) g2 {a}g(f/e/) | f(e/f/) (g/f/)(e/d/) fa z(d/e/) | f2 {g}f(e/d/) g2 {a}gf/e/ | (f/g/a) Te>d Bd2 :: (f/g/) | aA A{A/B/}=c BA/B/ G(f/g/ | a)AaA fa z(f/g/ | a)AA(B/=c/) (d/c/)(B/A/) Gg | (f/g/a) Te>d Bd2 :: d/e/ | (f/e/f/)g/ (f/e/f/)d/ (g/f/g/)a/ (g/f/g/)e/ | T(f/e/f/)g/ (f/e/f/)d/ fa z(d/e/) | f(g/f/) (g/f/)(e/d/) g(a/g/) (a/g/)(f/e/) | (f/g/a/)f/ Te>d Bd2 :: f/g/ | aA A(B/=c/) (B/=c/)(B/A/) G/(g/f/g/) | (a/g/f/e/) (d/c/d/)e/ fa z(f/g/) | {f/g/}aA A/(=c/B/c/) (d/=c/)(B/A/) G/(g/f/e/) | (f/g/a/)d/ Te>d Bd2 :||

AN YE HAE BEEN WHERE I HA'E BEEN (YOU WOULD NOT BEEN SO CANTY). AKA and see "If You Had Been Where I Have Been." Scottish, Air, Country Dance Tune; New England, Polka (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning on fiddle. AABB.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II), 1785; No. 57, p. 21. McGibbon (Scots Tunes, book II), c. 1746; p. 43. Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 37. James Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion vol. IX), 1760; pp. 18-19.

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