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JACK'S RAMBLE. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Country Dances, vol. 4 (c. 1780).
Source for notated version: the 1823-26 music mss of papermaker and musician Joshua Gibbons (1778-1871, of Tealby, near Market Rasen, Lincolnshire Wolds) [Sumner].
Printed sources: Sumner (Lincolnshire Collections, vol. 1: The Joshua Gibbons Manuscript), 1997; p. 24 (appears as "Jack Ramble"). Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Country Dances, vol. 4), 1780;