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X:1 T:Jack's Ramble M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Thompson - Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 4 (1780, No. 117) K:D D|FDF AFA|d2d d2D|FDF AGF|E2E E2D| FDF AFA|d2d d2f|agf gfe|d2d d2:| |:a|afd gec|def gfe|fag fed|e2e e2a| bag agf|(e/f/g)e cBA|Bgf edc|d2d d2:||

JACK'S RAMBLE. English, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Country Dances, vol. 4 (c. 1780). The tune was also entered in the mid-19th century music manuscript of William Winter (1774-1861), a shoemaker and violin player who lived in West Bagborough in Somerset, southwest England.

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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; No. 117, p. 57. Geoff Woolfe (William Winter’s Quantocks Tune Book), 2007; No. 48, p. 28 (ms. originally dated 1850).

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