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MERRY HARRY. English, Jig (6/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was printed by John Young in his Caledonian Country Dances, vol. II (London, c. 1737), and also appears in Thomas Davis's volume of country dances for the year 1748. It also appears in John Johnson's Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 5 (London, 1750) where it is attributed to Davis.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Johnson (A Choice Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances vol. 5), 1750; p. 89. John Walsh (Caledonian Country Dances vol. II), c. 1737; No. 340, p. 80.

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