Jovial Tars (The)

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X:1 T:Jovial Tars, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig and Country Dance B:John Hinton - Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (January, 1756, p. 25) B: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F f2c fed|cdB {B}A2G|FAd cAF|GAB AGF| fag fed|cdB {B}A2G|FAd cAF|GCE F3:| |:f2c fga|gaf {f}e2d|cfa gec|dG=B c2 d/e/| f2c fed|cGB {B}A2G|F2d cAF|GCE F3:|]

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JOVIAL TARS, THE. English, Jig and Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody with directions for a country dance was printed in John Hinton's periodicalUniversal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (Jan., 1756, p. 25), and, somewhat later in the same year, in Richard Baldwin's The London Magazine; or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer (p. 397).

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