Johnny's Gone to France (1)

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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.

Source for notated version:

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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