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I'LL HAVE HER (AWA) IN SPITE OF HER MINNIE. AKA and see "Cock of the Midden (1)," "I'll Have It Off With Her In Spite O' Her Minnie (Mother)," "Moor so wett." Northumbrian, Scottish; Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed probably at the beginning of the 18th century (with lyrics that are rather risque or bawdy), but not recorded until the Flores Musicae collection of 1773. The tune appears under the title "Cock o' the Midden (1)" in Joseph Crawhall's [1] (1821-1896) 1872 collection of Northumbrian tunes. The title appears in Robert Bewick's Northumbrian pipe collection as "I'll Have Her Awa In Spite Of Her Minnie," perhaps Bruce & Stokoe's source.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bruce & Stokoe (Northumbrian Minstrelsy), 1882; p. 157.

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