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FAIR ROSALIND. AKA - "Fair Rosalind, in woeful wise." AKA and see "Jilt (The)." English, Air (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune appears in Mercurius Musicus (1735), Watts' Musical Miscellany (1729), and The Convivial Songster (1780).

Fair Rosalind in woeful wise
Six hearts has bound in thrall;
As yet she undetermined lies,
Which she her spouse shall call,
Which she her spouse shall call.

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