X:1 T:Billy Day T:Newton's Jig M:2/4 L:1/8 R:"Sand Jig" B:"Buckey's Violin Tunes" (1855, p. 45) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G z/ B/|z/ A/ E/G/ F/A/ d/B/|z/ A/ E/G/ F/D/ z/ B/|z/ A/ E/G/ F/A/ d/ z/|z/ D/ C/E/ D:|| g|f/e/ d/f/ z/ c/ d/B/|Ac/ z/ f/ g/f/ g/e/|f/e/ d/f/ z/ c/ d/B/|A/c/ e/^g/ a/g/ a/e/| f/e/ d/f/ z/ c/ d/B/|A/c/ z/ f/ g/f/ g/e/|f/e/ d/f/ e/d/c/B/|A d d/d/ z/d/||
BILLY DAY. AKA and see "Newton's Jig." American, "Sand Jig" (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. This sand jig (a type of syncopated duple-time banjo tune similar to a schottische) was printed by James Buckley in his Violin Tunes as "Billy Day." However, in a later collection it appears as "Newton's Jig."