Boys of the Town (4) (The)

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X:1
T:Boys of the Town [4]
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:Jig
S:Howe's 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
K:G
d | d>cB/A/ G2A  | EDE G2B | AGA ABc |BGE E2D | 
d>cB/A/ G2A | EDE G2B | AGE G2A | GED D2 :|
|: c | BAB dBG | BAB dBG | AGA ABc | BGE E2c | 
BAB def | gfe dBG | AGE G2A  | GED D2 :||



BOYS OF THE TOWN [4], THE. AKA and see "Tell Her I Am (1)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a version of what is better-known today as "Tell Her I Am."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Howe obtained the jig from P.W. Joyce's collecting.

Printed sources : - Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 18. Elias Howe (Howe’s 500 Irish Melodies Ancient and Modern), Boston, c. 1880; p. 501 (a collection of “Irish” tunes from previous Howe publications, plus 200 tunes from P.M. Joyce’s 1873 Ancient Irish Music).






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