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."