Farmer's Wish (The)
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FARMER'S WISH, THE. Scottish, Air (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The song was printed in The Vocal Miscellany (1745, p. 35), Calliope, or English Harmony, vol. 1 (1746, p. 123), The Aviary: Or, Magazine of British Melody (1745, p. 556), The Muses Delight (1756, p. 171) and other 18th century songsters.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 12), c. 1760; p. 17.