Jack's Friend is Never Pleased
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JACK'S FRIEND IS NEVER PLEASED. AKA - "Jackie's Friends are Never Pleased," "Jackie's Friends is Never Pleased." English, Reel. D Major (Vickers): G Major (Hall & Stafford, Raven). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Hall & Stafford, Raven): AABB (Vickers). The melody appears in the 1770 music manuscript book of Northumbrian musician William Vickers . Unfortunately, very little is known about him.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Hall & Stafford (Charlton Memorial Tune Book), 1956; p. 21. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 179.