Annotation:Scottish Lovers (The)

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X:1 T:Scottish Lovers, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Mod." B:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909, No. 769, p. 377) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G DEG GFG|A2A AGA|B>cB BAG|A>BA AGF| G3 E2D|DEG G3:|Bcd ded|{cd}e2e edc| Bcd ded|efg BAG|ccg BBg|A2A AGA| B>cB BAG|ABA AGF|G3 E2D|DEG G3||

SCOTTISH LOVERS, THE. AKA and see "Black Joke (1) (The)." Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The air is a version of the vernerable English dance and stage melody "Black Joke (1) (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - "from an old MS. written before 1770, belonging to Mr. T.S. Head" of Cork (Joyce).

Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 769, p. 377.

Recorded sources: -

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