Gorey Caravan (The)

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X:1 T:Gorey Caravan, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Stanford/Petrie (1905), No. 649 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f2e | d2d cAG | F2G A<BG | A2F D2D | D3 z2G | A2A cde | f2e f2g | f2d edc | d3 d2 F/G/ | A2A cde | f2e f2g | f2d edc | d3 f2e | d2d cAG | F2G ABG | A2F D2D | D3 ||



GOREY CARAVAN, THE. Irish, Air (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Gorey is a town in County Wexford.

I cannot do without her--I will find her if I can,
My curse attend the driver--Oh he drives the Caravan.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "From Mary Hackett (by way of the Irish collector) P. Joyce" [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources : - Elias Howe (Howe’s 500 Irish Melodies Ancient and Modern), Boston, c. 1880; p. 501 (a collection of “Irish” tunes from previous Howe publications, plus 200 tunes from P.M. Joyce’s 1873 Ancient Irish Music). Joyce (Ancient Irish Music), 1873. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 649, p. 163.






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