Boring with a Gimlet

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BORING WITH A/THE GIMLET. AKA and see "Bless My Soul Why Shouldn't I?" "I Have a Wife of My Own," "Jack Won't Sell His Fiddle," "Ragged Lady," "Spatter the Mud," "Wife of My Own (A)." English, Jig (9/8 time). England, Northumberland. E Minor/G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. A gimlet (sometimes spelled with a 'b') is a small hand tool with a spiraled shank, a screw tip, and a cross handle and is used for boring holes.

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Printed sources: Hall & Stafford (Charlton Memorial Tune Book), 1956; p. 1. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 129.

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