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X:1 T:Bonny Green Garters [1] L:1/8 M:6/8 K:G G|d>cB AGF|G>AB cde|d>ed dcB|B3 A2d| d>cB AGF|G>AB cde|d>ed dcB|A3G3|| d>cB AGF|G3A3|d>cB AGF|G3A3| d>cB AGF|G>AB cde|d>ed dcB|A3 G2||

BONNY GREEN GARTERS [1]. AKA and see "Rollicking Irishman (The)," "Top Of Cork Road (1)," "Cork Road," "Yorkshire Lasses (1)," "Father O'Flynn." English, Morris Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Karpeles, Raven): AABB (Robbins): AAAAB ad lib (Mallinson): ABCBC (Barnes). The traditional farewell tune during a morris dance performance. This version was collected from the village of Headington, in England's Cotswolds, and is commonly played following the Bampton version (#2) in the processional off the dance site ('morris off').

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Printed sources : - Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 193. Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes, vol. 2), 2005; p. 13. Karpeles & Schofield (A Selection of 100 English Folk Dance Airs), 1951; p. 38. Mallinson (Mally's Cotswold Morris Book vol. 2), 1988; No. 55, p. 27. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 74. Robbins Music Corp. (The Robbins collection of 200 jigs, reels and country dances), New York, 1933; No. 86, p. 28.

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