X: T:Thrashers, The T: Buttons three farthings a pair M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig N:See also the Thompsons' "Threshers (4) (The). B:William Vickers’ music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770) B: http://www.farnearchive.com/show_images.asp?id=R0312101&image=1 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D A|ddd ddd|efg gec|ddd ddd|gec d2:| |:g|faa afd|efg gec|ddd ddd|ecA d2:| |:A|BGB cAc|e3- e2A|BGB AFD|D3-D2 :| |:g|fdf geg|a3-a2e|fdf gec|d3-d2z:|
THRASHERS, THE. AKA and see "Buttons Three Farthings a Pair (1)". English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The third and fourth parts of Charles and Samuel Thompsons' "Threshers (4) (The)" correspond to the first two parts of Vickers' "Thrashers", however, parts three and four of Vickers' tune are different from the other Thompson strains.