Bobbing Joan

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BOBBING JOAN. AKA and see "Bob and Joan," "Bobbing Joe," "Bobbing John," etc. English, Country Dance Tune (3/4 time). D Major (Howe): G Major (Wilson): F Major (Hime). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Hime (Forty Eight Original Irish Dances Never Printed Before with Basses, vol. 1), Dublin, 1804; No. 6. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 73. Wilson (Companion to the Ball Room), 1816; p. 28.

Recorded sources: Beautiful Jo BEJOCD-36, Dave Shepherd & Becky Price - "Ashburnham" (from the Winder manuscript, early 19th century, Wyresdale, Lancashire).

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