Old Black Joe (2)

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OLD BLACK JOE [2]. AKA and see "Black Joke (1) (The)". English, Morris Dance Tune (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB, x4. Collected from the village of Bucknell, Oxfordshire, in England's Cotswolds. The tune is perhaps the most faithful to the original "Black Joke" than other Cotswold morris traditions. See note for "Black Joke (1) (The)" for more.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 121. Mallinson (Mally's Cotswold Morris Book vol. 2), 1988; No. 11, p. 7.

Recorded sources: Topic TSCD458, John Kirkpatrick - "Plain Capers" (1976).




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