Grigg’s Maggot

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GRIGG'S MAGGOT. AKA - "Grig's Maggot." English, Country Dance (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABCD. The tune appears in all four editions of John Young's Second Volume of the Dancing Master [1] (1710-1728, as "Grig's Maggot"), and in rival publisher's Walsh and Hare's The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1719). Later London publisher John Johnson included it in his Wright's Compleat Collection of celebrated country Dances, vol.2 (1748). London musician Thomas Hammersley entered it into his c. 1790 music manuscript collection.

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