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X: 1 T:Sam Jones. RH.280 R:march B:Rev.R.Harrison's MS,c1815,Cumbria N:Almost a Strathspey? O:England A:Temple Sowerby,Cumbria Z:vmp.Simon Wilson. Review PJH, 2008. M:C L:1/8 Q:1/4=110 K:G G2GA B>AG>A|Bc/B/ c>A B>cB>A|\ G2G>A B>AG>A|Bc/B/ c>A G>AG[DF]:| |:d2dc B>BGA|Bc/B/ cA BcBc|\ d(e/f/) g>d B>AG>A|B>BcA G>AG[DF]:|



SAM JONES. American, March (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is one of three labelled as "Virginian" in Glasgow musician James Aird's first collection (1782). See also "Pompey ran Away" and "Old Plantation Girls."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; p. 53.

Recorded sources: - Fellside Recordings FECD276, Vic Gammon & Friends - "Early Scottish Ragtime" (2016).



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