Cock and the Bull (The)
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COCK AND THE BULL, THE. English, Reel. England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears in the 1770 music manuscript collection of William Vickers , a Northumbrian musician about whom very little is known. It also appears in several publications by London publisher John Walsh, including Caledonian Country Dances and The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing Master (editions of 1735 and 1749), under the title "Cock and Bull".
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 311.