Gin ye won ne take me ye may let me be

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GIN YE WON NE TAKE ME YE MAY LET ME BE. Scottish, Air (3/2 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. As "Gin Ye Wonne Take Me Ye May Let Me Bee" the melody appears in the c. 1782 commonplace book of Jeremiah Brown of Seabrook, New Hampshire, which contained country dance directions and music. The tune was first published by London publisher Daniel Wright in 1727 as "Gin Ye Will Not Take Her Turn Her Over to Me."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: McGibbon (Scots Tunes, book II), c. 1746; p. 52.

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