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X:1 T:Hump My Lady M:C| L:1/8 S:Frank Kidson - Old English Country Dances (1890) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Eb B|e2 e>g f2 f>a|g2 g>b (e2d2)|e2 e>g c2 c>e|Bedf (f2 e2):| |:.B.e(d>f) .B.d(e>g)|.B.e(d>f) .B.d(e>g)|fedc B2B2|cBAG F2F2| FEDC B,2B,2|ceda gfed|(e>g).d.f (e>g).d.f|(e>g).d.f f2e2:||



HUMP MY LADY. English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is from a large MS collection of country dance and other airs from a Leeds (Yorkshire) musician written down about 1820. Frank Kidson explains that a hump-backed person used to be called "My Lord" or "My Lady."


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Printed sources : - Kidson (Old English Country Dances), 1890; p. 20.






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