King's Head (2) (The)

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KING'S HEAD [2], THE. AKA - "King's Head Hornpipe." English, Triple Hornpipe (3/2 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC. The melody was first printed by John Young in his Third Volume of the Dancing Master, 2nd Edition (London, 1726, p. 4), as "King's Head Hornpipe".

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Geoghegan (Compleat Tutor for the Pastoral or New Bagpipes), c. 1745-46; p. 31.

Recorded sources:




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