Maid of the Mill (2)
X: 1 T:Maid of the Mill , Bampton M:6/8 L:1/8 A:Bampton P:A(AB2)4 F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/abc/England/MorrisRing/Bampton.abc K:A P:A E|A>GA c>BA|B>cd e>cA|E>dc e>de|B>GE E>FG| A>GA c>BA|B>cd e>cA|E>dc B>AG|A3 A2 || P:B c/d/|e>fe e>ga|d>Bc d>ed|B>cd e>fe|A3 G>FE| A>GA c>BA|B>cd e>cA|E>dc B>AG|A3 A2 ||
MAID OF THE MILL . English, Morris Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major (Mallinson): A Major (Bacon). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB, x4. A variation of version #1. Collected in the village of Bampton, Oxfordshire, in England's Cotswolds. This rhyme is sometimes sung by dancers at the beginning of the dance:
The maid of the mill, the maid of the mill,
She says she won't but we know she will.