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NEWSMAN, THE. AKA and see "Widow's Rant (The)." American?, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The jig was printed in the late 18th century by Glasgow publisher James Aird as "Widow's Rant (The)."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Hardings All-Round Collection, 1905; No. 145, p. 46.