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X:1 % T:Hot Cockles M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Country Dance Tune B:John Walsh – Caledonian Country Dances vol. II (c. 1737, No. 392, p. 62) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C c>de e>de|e>de e>de|c>de dBG|c>de dBG| c>de e>de|e>de e>de|c>de dBG|c3 C3:| |:g>a_b b>ab|b>ab b2g|f>ga gec|f>ga gec| g>a_b b>ab|b>ab b2g|f>ga gec|d3 c3:|]



HOT COCKLES. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was also entered into the c. 1790 music manuscript collection of London musician Thomas Hammersley.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - John Walsh (Caledonian Country Dances vol. II), c. 1737; No. 392, p. 62. John Walsh (The Compleat Country Dancing-Master. Volume the Fourth), 1747; p. 7.

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