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X:1 T:Shane's Fancy M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Charlton Memorial Tune Book (1956, p. 3) K:G G2G d2d|efg f3|g2g c2e|dBG FED| G2G2 d2d|efg f3|g2g c2e|dBG G3:| |:b3 gab|a3 def|g3 efg|f3 Bcd| e2g d2g2|c2g B2g|BAG DGE|G3 G3:|]



SHANE'S FANCY.AKA and see "Mr. Shaw's Jig." English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was printed in the mid-20th century by the Northumberland Piper's Society in a collection by members Alan Hall and W.J. Stafford. A close version of the tune was printed more seventy years prior to that in Elias Howe's Musician’s Omnibus Nos. 6 & 7 (Boston, 1880-1882, p. 602), where it appears as "Mr. Shaw's Jig" in a section of contra dances. Where Howe obtained the tune is not known.


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Printed sources : - Alan Hall & W.J. Stafford (Charlton Memorial Tune Book), 1956; p. 3.






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