Bonnie Green Garters (1)
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BONNY GREEN GARTERS . 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): 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').
Source for notated version:
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), 1988, vol. 2; No. 55, p. 27. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 74.