Auld Grey Mare (The)
X:1 T:Auld Grey Mare, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 168) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G e|dBG BdB A2e|dBG BdB A2e|dBG BdB GAB|cde gdB A2:| g|gf/e/f/g/ BgB G2g|gf/e/f/g/ BgB A2g|gf/e/f/g/ BgB GAB|cde gdB A2:|]
AULD GRAY MARE, THE. English, Slip Jig (9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the 1840 music manuscript collection of Cumbrian musician John Rook of Waverton, near Wigton.
Compare with Robert Mackintosh's "Mr. Wilson's Hornpipe."