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FOUR DRUNKEN MAIDENS, THE. AKA - "Four Drunken Maids." English, Reel. England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was first published in John Walsh's The Compleat Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth (London, 1747, p. 10) as "Four Drunken Maids." It was included in the music manuscript collections of Northumbrian musician William Vickers [1] (1770), and London musician Thomas Hammersley (1790).

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Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 527.

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