Merry Thought (2) (The)
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MERRY THOUGHT , THE. English, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Originally published in Charles and Samuel Thompson's Compleat Collection vol. 3 (London, 1773), also appearing in Straight & Skillern's Two Hundred and Four Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1 (London, 1775).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Straight and Skillern (Two Hundred and Four Favourite Country Dances, vol. 1), c. 1775; No. 116, p. 58. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 84.