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JOE'S JIG. AKA and see "New Jigg." English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody, like many in Charles and Samuel Thompson's 1757 collection, first appeared in John Johnson's 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 7 (London, 1756). It was entered into the large 1840 music manuscript collection of multi-instrumentalist John Rook (Waverton, Cumbria) as "New Jigg."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), 1757; No. 91.

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