Happy Cobbler (The)

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HAPPY COBBLER, THE. English, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody originally appeared in John Hinton's periodical Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (London, 1758). Figures to a dance called "The Happy Cobbler" were entered by Greenland, New Hampshire, resident Clement Weeks into his dance copybook of 1783.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 459. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2), 1765; No. 40.

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