Trip to Tunbridge
X:1 T:Trip to Tunbridge M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Preston's Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1793 (p. 95) B:https://www.vwml.org/topics/historic-dance-and-tune-books/Prestons1793 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B|G/G/G B>A BGGB|A/A/A e>d eAAB|c3e d/c/B/A/ BG|A/A/A B>A GEE|| B|G/G/G g>f gddg|e/e/e a>g aee>g|gaef d/c/B/A/ BG|A/A/A B>A GE E||
TRIP TO TUNBRIDGE, THE. AKA and see "Green Grow the Rushes O." English, Country Dance Tune or March (cut or 4/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This version of the the "Green Grow the Rushes O/Green Grow the Rashes" dates to c. 1793 when it was printed in London by Preston & Sons, music publishers. Tunbridge was a fashionable resort and spa throughout the 18th century (see note for "Tunbridge Beauties" for more).