Shoulder of Mutton (The)
X:1 T:Shoulder of Mutton, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:William Vickers’ 1770 music manuscript collection (1770, Northumberland) N: http://www.farnearchive.com/show_images.asp?id=R0312102&image=1 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D B|AdA FDF|BdB GEG|AdA FDF|ECE D2:| |:dfa afd|efg gec|dfa afd|gec d2:|
SHOULDER OF MUTTON, THE. English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune, so far, is unique to Vickers' 1770 music manuscript. The key has been corrected to 'D' major, but the original entry had no sharps or flats.