Juice of Barley (1)

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JUICE OF BARLEY [1]. AKA and see "Oil of Barley," "Stingo," "Cold and Raw" and "Lulle Me Beyond Thee." English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB. 'Juice of Barley' = beer. As "Stingo" or "Oil of Barley," the melody first appears in John Playford's first edition of his English Dancing Master (1651), however, when he issued the third supplement to the 7th edition of the Dancing Master (1689) edition the jig appeared as "Cold and raw, or Juice of Barley." See notes under alternate titles for more.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Barlow (Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 303, p. 74. Barnes (English Country Dance Tunes), 1986. Johnson (The Kitchen Musician No. 14: Songs, Airs and Dances of the 18th Century), 1997; p. 9. Sharp (Country Dance Tunes), 1909; p. 55.

Recorded sources: -Varrick C-VR-013, Bare Necessities - "English Country Dances" (1987).



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