Annotation:Romping Molly

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X:1 % T:Romping Molly N:A version of "Rakes of Mallow" L:1/8 M:4/4 S:Shaw – Cowboy Dances (1943) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D D2F2D2F2|D2F2 GFED|C2E2C2E2|C2E2 AGFE| D2F2D2F2|D2F2 GFED|EDCB, CDEF|D2F2 D4:| |:d2 cB A2G2|F2G2 A4|d2 cB A2G2|F2A2 E4| d2cB A2G2|F2G2 A4|GFED CDEF|D4D4:|

ROMPING MOLLY. AKA and see “Rakes of Mallow.” American, Irish (originally); Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is the well-known Irish “Rakes of Mallow” set as the vehicle for Lloyd Shaw's square dance Romping Molly.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Shaw (Cowboy Dances),1943; p. 381.

Recorded sources: - Decca DL 9003, Duel In The Sun Square Dance Orchestra ‎– Cowboy Dances (1950)

See also listing at:
Hear the Duel in the Sun Square Dance Band's recording at the Internet Archive [1]

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