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BONNY PEGGY RAMSEY. AKA and see "London is a Fine Town," "Watton Town's End," "Our Polly is a sad slut." English, Scottish; Air (whole time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The song, words and music, appears in Thomas D'Urfey's Wit and Mirth; or, Pills to Purge Melancholy, vol. 5 (London, 1719, p. 139). See note for "Peg a Ramsay for more on D'Urfey's song (although "Peg a Ramsay" is a different melody).

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