Captain Commin's Ramble
X:1 T:Capn. Commin's Ramble M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G GDG BGB|dBd g3|ded dcB|ABA AFD| GDG BGB|dBd g3|faf ge^c|d3 D3:| |:dBG ecA|dBG AFD|dBG efg|ABA AFD| dBG ecA|efg gfe|dcB BAG|DEF G3:||
CAPTAIN COMMIN'S RAMBLE. AKA and see "Captain Campbell's Ramble." English, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. As "Capt. Cummin's Ramble" the tune appears in the 1776 music manuscript copybook of Revolutionary War fifer William Morris, inscribed "William Morris, First Regament [sic] Hunterdon" (County, New Jersey). The tune was entered as "Captain Cambles Ramble" (i.e. "Captain Campbell's Ramble") in the large 1770 music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers.