Annotation:Riding on a Handcar

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X:1 % T:Riding on a Handcar M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D | GBB BAG | Bdd dBG | cee dBG | BAA (A2.B) | GBB BAG | Bdd dBG | Aee dBA | BGG G2 :| |: d | gfg afd | efg (d2B) | cee dBG | BAA Adf | gab afd | efg dBG | cee dBA | BGG G2 :| |

RIDING ON A HANDCAR. AKA and see “Eavesdropper (The).” American, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The jig appears in the O'Neill collections as “Eavesdropper (The)” by which title it has entered Irish repertory, or perhaps reentered, as it may originally have had an Irish provenance.

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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 74. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 105.

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