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KIDLINTON GREEN. AKA - "Kidlington Green." English, Country Dance Tune (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was published in the third and fourth editions of John Young's Second Volume of the Dancing Master  (1718 and 1728), and in rival publishers Walsh and Hare's Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1719), and in John Walsh's (the younger) Compleat Country Dancing-Master, volume the Sixth (London, 1754).
The parish of Kidlington Green is in Oxfordshire. There was a hollow oak at Kidlington Green, "which, as the jail was at some distance, the judge on the circuit used to convert into a prison, where he confined rogues and malefactors till they could be conveyed to the county-town" ("Giant Trees" - 'The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 54, p. 418).
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