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MAN-O'-WAR'S MAN, THE. English, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Man-o'-War's Man is the name of a book published in 1843, written by Bill Truck, "senior boatswain of the Royal College of Greenwich". A song (in 6/8 time) called "Man o' War's Man; or, Tar's Duty" was published in Boston by Oliver Ditson in 1880; words by Edward Oxenford, music by Arthur W. Marchant.

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Printed sources: Harding's All-Round Collection, 1905; No. 80, p. 25.

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