I have fruit I have flowers

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X:1 % T:I have Fruit, I have Flowers M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 151) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G dd|edBG g2 dd|edBG g2 zd|dbag fedc|BdcB A2 dd| edBG g2 zd|edBG g2 fe|edgB dcAB|G4 z2:| AA|BAFA d2 ef|feB^c d2 zd|ceggc Bdgc|BdcB A2 zA| BAFA d2 ef|fe B^c d2 {c}dd|efgb d2 {c}c z|d3 d!fermata!d||



I HAVE FRUIT, I HAVE FLOWERS. AKA and see "[[Farmer's Toast (The)]," "Success to the Farmer," "Jolly Farmer," and "God Speed the Plough (2)." English, Air (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A widespread song in Britain and Ireland, from the first half of the 19th century. It begins:

I have fruit, I have flowers,
That were gathered in the bowers,
Amid the blooming hills so high, so high;
I have fruit, I have flowers,
The daughters of the showers,''
Of the dews and the rills, will you buy?


Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Edward Riley (Riley's Flute Melodies vol. 4), New York, 1826; p. 13

Recorded sources: -



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