Johnny's Gone to France (1)

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X: 1 T:Johnny's Gone to France [1] O:england S:FTB, via EF M:4/4 L:1/4 F: K:Em P:A G/2A/2|"Em"B/2E/2E/2d/2 BA/2G/2|"D"F/2D/2A/2D/2 F/2D/2A/2D/2|"Em"B/2E/2E/2d/2 BA/2G/2|"D"F/2D/2A/2F/2 "Em"EE:| "Em"B/2d/2e/2f/2 g/2f/2e/2d/2|"G"B/2d/2"D"A/2d/2 "G"B/2d/2"D"A/2d/2|"Em"B/2d/2e/2f/2 g/2f/2e/2d/2|"G"B/2d/2"D"A/2F/2 "Em"EE:|

JOHNNY'S GONE TO FRANCE [1]. English, New England; Reel. E Aeolian (Em). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a version of John McKenna's "Maids of Galway (2) (The)." More distantly, it is a member of the "Old Maids of Galway (The)" or "Ballina Lass" tune family.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 149. Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 17. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 159.

Recorded sources : - Front Hall 03, Dudley Laufman- "Swinging on a Gate."

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