Annotation:Sleeping on a Doorstep

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X:1 T:Sleeping on a Doorstep M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D|GAG GBd|gfe dBG|cde dfg|abg fed| GAG GBd|gfe dBG|cde dgB|dcA G2:| |:B|BcB Bef |gfe e^de|f(dcB) f(cB)|ge^d eBG| BcB Bef|gfe e^de|fgf (Bgf)|1 eBG E2:|2 edc AFD||

SLEEPING ON A DOORSTEP. AKA and see "Humors of Winter (The)." American, Jig (6/8 time). G major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The composition "Sleeping on a Doorstep" is credited to 'Conn. Regan' in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883), who was perhaps a musician from the greater Boston area. Francis O'Neill printed a nearly identical version (there are some slight differences in the second strain) as "Humors of Winter (The)," collected from Patrick Mahoney.

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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 73. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 105.

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