Fig for a Kiss (2) (A)
X:1 T:Fig for a Kiss , A M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Preston's Selections of Reels & Country Dances, London 1768 Z:Paul Kinder K:Emin E2 B BGE BGE | FAE AFd AFD | EFG ABc BAG | BeB AGF E3 :|| eBe geg bge | dAd fdf afd | eBe geg bge | gfe Be^d e3 | eBe geg bge | dAd fdf afd | e/2f/2gf edc BAG | BeB AGF E3 ||
FIG/FEG FOR A KISS , A. AKA and see "Dublin Boys (The)," "Dublin Streets," "Two in a Gig." Scottish, English; Jig (9/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A distanced variant of "Fig for a Kiss (1) (A)." John Glen (1891) states the earliest appearance of the tune in print is in Robert Bremner's 1757 collection (appears as "A Feg for a Kiss"). Bremner's version is identical to that printed by Preston. Kennedy gives the alternate title "Two in a Gig."