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LENNOX'S LOVE. AKA and see "Lanox love," "Lennox's love to Blantyre," "Milkmaids of Blantyre (The)," "Three milkmaids of Blantyre," "Wren." English, Reel. England, Northumberland. G Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A different tune than "Lenox Love to Blantyre." It was published in David Rutherford's Compleat Collection of 200 Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1760, p. 75). A variant of the melody was used as the vehicle for the song "The Wren" in Johnson's Scots Musical Museum, vol. 5 (1797, p. 497). Robert Bremner published a nearly identical version in his Scots Reels (1757) under the title "Milkmaids of Blantyre (The)."

Source for notated version: William Vickers' 1770 music manuscript collection [1] [Seattle].

Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 336.

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