Trip to the Lawndry (A)
X:1 T:Trip to the Lawndrey, A M:2/4 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 9) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A (Ac)(Bd)|(ce)(Bd)|c(B/A/) GB|dB B2| (Ac)(Bd)|(ce)(Bd)|cB/A/ EA|cA A2:| |:ea a/g/f/e/|f/e/d/c/ d/c/B/A/|ea gf|ga/b/ e2| ea a/g/f/e/|f/e/d/c/ d/c/B/A/|c/e/c/A/ B/d/B/G/|cA A2:|]
TRIP TO THE LAUNDRY, A. English, Country Dance Tune (2/4 time). England, Northumberland. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was published in several of the publications of London publisher John Walsh. It was also included in the 1770 music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers (about whom, unfortunately, nothing is known).