Merry Hay Haymakers
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MERRY HAY HAYMAKERS. AKA and see "Foree (The)," "Haymaker's Dance in Fortunatas," "Haymakers Jig (2)," "New Hay Makers (The)." English, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The first strain is similar to "Love and Hospitality", printed in O'Neill's Music of Ireland (1903). See note for "Haymakers Jig (2)" for more.
Source for notated version: the c. 1845-47 music manuscript collection of Ellis Knowles, a musician from Radcliffe, Lancashire, England [Plain Brown].
Printed sources: Doyle (Plain Brown Tune Book), 1997; p. 21.