Old Vest and Cravat (The)
X:1 T:Old Vest and Cravat, The L:1/8 M:C| R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 896 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D FG|ABGA FGAB|cBcA d2 de|fedc AGFG|Adce d2 FG| ABGA FGAB|cBcA d2 de|fedc AGEC|D2 DD D2:| |:FG|Adde f2 ed|dcAG A2 AG|Adde f2 ed|dcec d2 de| fdef defg|fdcA cdef|dfed cAGE|D2 DD D2:|
OLD VEST AND CRAVAT, THE (An Sean Beist 'S An Carabat). AKA and see "John Doe," "Shanavest and Caravat (1)/Shanavest and Corovoth (1)," "Wicked Yeoman." Irish, Hornpipe. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See note for "Shanavest and Caravat (1)." The vest and cravat tie were tokens of Irish faction fighters in the 19th century, but were also worn by a variety of classes in Europe and the United States, including laboring men, in the mid-19th century.