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X:1 T:Lads of Dawston M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:John Rook manuscript (Cumbria, 1842) K:D d2e f2d|egf edc|d2e f2d|gec d3| d2e f2d|egf edc|a2f g2d|gec d3:| |:f2A AcA|AcA AcA|f2A AcA|ABc d3| f2A AcA|AcA AcA|a2f g2e|gec d3:|]

LADS OF DAWSTON. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the 1842 music manuscript collection [1] of north west English musician John Rook (Waverton, Cumbria). The title may reference Dalston rather than Dawston, which is a large village and civil parish within the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England.

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