Sweet Ellen (2)
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SWEET ELLEN/ELLUM . AKA and see "Post-Oak Grove," "Gem of Ireland (The)," "Billy Howard's Tune" (Pa.), "Hopple's Hornpipe" (Pa.), "Village Hornpipe." American, Reel. USA, Pennsylvania. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Bayard (1981) finds the tune with many different titles and variations in the United States, but cannot trace it satisfactorily in British tradition. See also note for “Village Hornpipe,” and Lymon Enloe’s “Back in '89."