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FAITHLESS NANCY DAWSON. AKA and see "A-Rovin." English, Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The title may refer to the Nancy Dawson (for more on whom see Nancy Dawson (1)) who was a famous stage dancer in London in the 1760's.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Laufman (Okay, Let's Try a Contra, Men on the Right, Ladies on the Left, Up and Down the Hall), 1973; p. 27 (appears as "A-Roving").

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