Annotation: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 "Annotation: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.

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