Press-Gang's Jigg (The)
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PRESS GANG'S JIGG, THE. AKA and see "Trip to the Tender." Engish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody for "Press Gang's Jigg" was also entered into the 1770 music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, albeit under the title "Trip to the Tender." A version can also be found in the music manuscripts of the Hardy family of Dorset, also with Vickers' title.