Time o' Day (The)

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X:1 T:Time o’ Day, The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Emin g | BcB B2A G2A | B2d ded d2g | BcB B2A G2A | Bde e2d e2g | BcB B2A G2A | B2d ded d2g | BcB B2A G2A | Bde e2d e2 || B | def gag fed | B2d d2c d2g | D2c B2A G2A | B2e e2d e3 | def gag fed | B2d d2c d2g | d2c B2A G2A | B2e e2d e2 ||



TIME O' DAY, THE. Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Irish collector George Petrie (1855) noted: “same melody as ‘Ride a Mile.’” “Time o’ Day” appears to be a derivative of the Scottish “Woo'd and Married and a'“. The second strain is shared with "My Mind Will Never be Easy" where it also can be found as the second strain.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - “From (the Irish collector) Mr. Joyce” [Stanford/Petrie].

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 59. Kennedy (Fiddler’s Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 85, p. 20. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 88. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 978, p. 249.

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