Annotation:Janey of the Green

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JANEY OF THE GREEN. AKA - "Jenny of the Green." English, Reel. England, Northumberland. E Flat Major ('A' part) & B Flat Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the 1770 music manuscript collection (p. 142) of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, about whom very little is known. It appears as "Jenny of the Green" in various earlier printed collections, including those of David Rutherford and Charles and Samuel Thomson.

Source for notated version: William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection [Seattle].

Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 472.

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