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X:1 T:Headlight, The M:C| L:1/8 R:"Sand" Jig or Clog Dance S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gmin B,4 A,4 | (3G,B,D (3GBd g2z2 | (3cde (3ABc (3^FGA D2 | (3cde (3ABc (3^FGA D2 | B,4 A,4 | (3G,B,D (3GBd g2z2 | d>^cd>e (d<A) z>e |1 d>cB>A G2z2 :|2 d>cB>A G2F2 || |: (B>.A)(B>.c) d>c B2 | c>=Bc>d e>d c2 | f>=ef>g a>gf>e | d>cB>G (_G2F2) | B>AB>c d>cB2 | c>=Bc>d e>d c2 | f>=ef>g a>g f2 |1 (3agf (3edc B2F2 :|2 (3agf (3edc B2 G,>A, ||

HEADLIGHT, THE. American; Sand Jig, Clog Dance or Hornpipe (cut time, or 4/4). G Minor (Cole, Kerr, Ryan): A Minor (Craig). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Labled a 'jig' in Ryan's Mammoth/Cole's 1000 (refering to a "straight" or "sand jig," a type of syncopated duple-time dance tune and not the Irish 6/8 jig), a 'clog dance' in Kerr.

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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 82. Craig (The Empire Collection of Hornpipes), c. 1890's; p. 5. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), Glasgow, c. 1880's; No. 390, p. 43. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, Boston, 1883; p. 115.

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