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X:1 T:Captain Rock [3] M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe or Reel S:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent., County Cork, p. 84) F: Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G G/A/|(B>c)(B>G) (A>d)(c>A)|(G>F)(G>d) (c>G)(F>A)|(B>c)(B>G) A>dc>A|(AG) (GF) G2 zA| (B>c)(B>G) (A>c)(A>F)|(G>F) G>d c>A F2|(G>A) (B>c) d2 (c>A)|A>G(GF) G3|| D|(G>A)(B>c) ddd>e|=f>gf>e d>G(GF)|(G>A)(B>c) d2 dd|eg=fe d2z ^f| (g>f)(e>g) (=f>e)(d>=c)|(B>G)(B>d) (c>A)(F>A)|(G>A)(B>c) d2 (cA)|(AG).G.F G2 z2:|]

CAPTAIN ROCK [3]. Irish, Hornpipe (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Captain Rock [3]" is an elaboration of an air also known as "Captain Rock" which is also a vehicle for the song "McKenna's Dream." It is a variant of the airs to "John Doe" and "Grand Conversation of Napoleon (The)," and related to the reels "Greenfields of America (1)" and "Molly Brallaghan (1)."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The mid-19th century music manuscript collection of uilleann piper and Church of Ireland cleric James Goodman [Shields].

Printed sources : - Hugh Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 1998; No. 169, p. 71.

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