Off with Your Jacket

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X:1 T:Off with Your Jacket M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:William Sidney Mount manuscripts (Long Island, NY, c. 1840-1850's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:F |: G | Ff/d/ cd/c/ | Af/d/ c/A/G/A/ | Ff/d/ cd/c/ | A/c/G/B/ AF/F/ :| |: A | d2d2 | e/f/e/d/ ^c/d/c/A/ | d2 d/d/d/d | e/f/g/e/ f2 :|



William Sidney Mount
OFF WITH YOUR JACKET. AKA and see "Pigtown Fling," "Stoney Point (1)." American, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is a variant of the popular and widely known tune family that includes "Buffalo Breakdown," "Hop Along Sally," "Kelton's Reel," "Old Dad," "Old Mother Goodwin" (Pa.), "Stoney Point (1)", "Stony Point Reel" (Pa. title, 1866), "Warm Stuff," "Wild Horse," "Wild Horses at Stony Point." The "Off with Your Jacket" title perhaps comes from a lyric that was set to the tune.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - the c. 1840's/50's music manuscripts of painter William Sidney Mount (1807-1868), of Setauket, Long Island.








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