Bobbing Around (2)

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X: 1 T:Bobbing Around [2] M:6/8 S:Bacon (MDT) A:Bampton O:English R:Jig P:A(AB2)4 K:G %Transposed from A P:A D | G2A B2c | d2g g>dB | {d}c>BA d>BA | G2F E2D | G2A B2c | d2g g>dB | c>BA AdF | G3 G2 |] P:B B/d/ | e2A A>Bc | d>BG G>AB | c2A B2G | A2F D>Bc | d2B c>BA | B>AG A>Bc | d>BG A2F | G3 G2 |]

BOBBING AROUND [2]. English, Morris Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major (Mallinson): A Major (Bacon). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Bacon): ABB, x4 (Mallinson). Similar to "Bobbing Around (1)." This version is from the village of Bampton, in England's Cotswolds. See also note for "When We Went Bobbing Around" for more on the American song the English morris dance tunes derived from.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 41. Mallinson (Mally's Cotswold Morris Book, vol. 1), 1988; No. 6, p. 10. Rhett Krause, "‘Bobbin' Around’: Yankee Character Song and Bampton Morris Tune," Country Dance and Song, vol. 24, 1994; p. 14–24 (The first strain is clearly derived from W. J. Florence's song).

Recorded sources: -Veteran VT111, Francis Shergold – "Greeny Up" (1988. Recorded from Bampton morris musicians).

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