Dickey Gossip (2)
X:1 T:Dicky Gossip  M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:J. Anderson - Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances B: for the German Flute or Violin (Edinburgh, c. 1820, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|(df).d.f (ec).A.c|dBGB AFDF|GBA=c Bged|dcBA A2 dc| (dA).A.A (eA).A.A|(fd).g.e (aA).A.A|BdcB AGFE|D2D2D2|| A|dAdA FAFD|BGEG BGdB|gefd ecdB|ceed cBAG| (Fd).d.d (Ge)ee|(Af)ff (Bg).g.g|afdf Bgec|d2d2d2||
DICKEY GOSSIP . AKA and see "Dublin Hornpipe (3) (The)," "Jaunting Car." Scottish, Irish; Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The provenance of this tune is not certain, although the earliest printing found is in Edinburgh publisher John Anderson's Anderson's Budget of Strathspeys, Reels & Country Dances (c. 1820). It was published twice in Kerr's Merry Melodies (c. 1880's), with apparent Irish associations; in vol. 2 as "Jaunting Car", and vol. 4 as "Dublin Hornpipe (3) (The)." It also appears in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) also as "Jaunting Car." Close versions of the tune were entered into the 19th century music manuscript collections of cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman and County Leitrim piper and fiddler Stephen Grier.