Miss Jessy Millar
X:1 T:Miss Jessy Miller's Reel M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Joshua Campbell – A Collection of New Reels & Highland Strathspeys (Glasgow, 1789, p. 4) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb A|B2 T(F>D) (dB) (FD)|(E/F/G) T(F>D) (EC)(ec)|(df)(FB) (Ge)(FD)|(EC)T(F>E) DB,B,:| f|df (e/d/c/B/) (bf)dB|cf (e/d/c/B/) T(A>F)F>D|(EB)(GA) B(GTF>D)|E(GTF>E) dB,B,f| (e/d/c/B/) (df) bfdB|(cf)(ec) dBBF|T(GF/E/) gE T(FE/D/) fD|Ecec dBB||
MISS JESSY MILLAR. AKA - "Miss Jessy Millar's Reel." Scottish, Reel (cut time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. John Glen (1891) finds the earliest appearance of this melody in print in Joshua Campbell's 1778 Collection of Newest and Best Reels and Minuets (p. 59). Campbell included it again in his 1789 collection New Reels & Highland Strathspeys.