Annotation:Love Port and Sherry

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X:1 T:Love, Port and Sherry M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Power's Collection of Country Dances (Dublin, c. 1812) K:D A|d3 fed|cea age|d3 fed|cdB ABc| d3 fed|cea abg|fed cBc|dAF D2:| |:A/G/|FFF FAF|GGG GBG|AAA fed|cea a2 d/e/| fed gfe|agf bag| fed cBc|dAF D2:|

LOVE, PORT AND SHERRY. English; Air, Jig and Country Dance. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Popularized in modern times by collector, publisher, and musician Peter Kennedy, "Love, Port, and Sherry" was the title of a song celebrating the Battle of Traflgar. It was printed in W. Power's Power's Collection of Country Dances (Dublin, c. 1812).

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 39. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 100.

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