Old Time Straight Jig
X:1 T:Old Time Straight Jig M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:"Moderato" R:Clog Dance B:Harding's All-Round Collection (1905, No. 138) K:C (3G/A/B/|.c.B.c.G|A/>G/F/>A/ G/>E/C|.D.^C.D.G,|G,/>B,/D/>E/ C/>G/A/>B/| .c.B.c.G|A/>G/F/>A/ G/>E/C|.D.^C.D.G,|D/>G/F/>D/ C:| |:z|.C.c .C.c|A/>G/F/>A/ G/>E/D/>C/|.G,/.G G,/>.G/|G/>F/E/>D/ C/>G,/A,/>B,/| .C.c .C.c|A/>G/F/>A/ G/>E/D/>C/|.G,/.G G,.G/A/|G/>F/D/>E/ C:|]
OLD TIME STRAIGHT JIG. American, "Straight Jig" (2/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A 'straight jig' was a type of duple-time syncopated clog tune popular in the latter 19th century, also called a 'sand jig', particularly used as an accompaniment to stage clog or hornpipe dancing. The first strain is shared with "Saratoga Hornpipe (3)," "Kitty O'Neill (3)," "Snapping Jig," and "Away Back."