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X:1 T:Archie's Fancy C:Billy Pigg O:North East England R:waltz F:http://forum.melodeon.net/index.php?topic=718.0 Q:1/4=180 M:3/4 L:1/4 K:G (3B/=c/^c/ | d g>d | Bgd | fec | E2 A/B/ | cAF | DFA | ed>c| B2 (3B/=c/^c/ | d g>d | Bgd | fec | E2 A/B/ | ca>g| fef | g d/g/ B/g/ | G2:| |:(3B/=c/^c/ | db>a | g3/ d/ B/d/ | ca>g | f2 A/B/ | ca>g | fef |gb/zg/ | d2 (3B/=c/^c/ | db>a | g3/ d/ B/d/ | ca>g | f2 A/B/ | ca>g | fef | g d/g/ B/g/ | G2:|



ARCHIE'S FANCY. English, Air or Waltz (3/4 time). England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Archie's Fancy" was composed by Northumbrian small-piper Billy Pigg (1902-1968), named in honor of Archie Dagg. Dagg, a farmer and maker of small-pipes, was a member of the concert band The Border Minstrels, and composed “Elsie's/Elsey's Waltz.”


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Printed sources : - Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 83. Lerwick (The Kilted Fiddler), 1985; p. 59. Northumbrian Pipers' Tunebook, 1985; p. 46.






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