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X:1 T:Tom Wells Jigg M:9/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (London, 1740, p. 79) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d3ed2 f4g2 a6|c4d2 e4f2 e2c2A2| d3cB2A2GF2d2E4 z2|d4 z2 D4E2 F3ED2|| G3AG2 B3c d2F6|G3F E2 E3F G2 F4E2| G3A G2 B3c d2F4 z2|d4z2 D4 E2 F3E D2||

TOM WELLS JIGG. English, Slip Jig (9/4 or 9/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Tom Wells Jigg" appears in a few country dance publications of the first half of the 18th century, beginning with an appearance in London music publisher John Walsh's Third Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1735, p. 174). This was followed by printings in Daniel Wright's Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (1740, p. 79, published by John Johnson), and Walsh's Compleat Country Dancing Master, Volume the Third (1749, p. 164),

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Printed sources : - Offord (John of the Green: Ye Cheshire Way), 1985; p. 104.

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