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X:1 T:Villagers, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig K:G d/c/|B2B cBc|dBG AFD|G2G A2A|Bcd A2d/c/| B2B cBc|dBG AFD|G2G A2B|cAF G2:| |:d/c/|B2d ded|g2d ded|B2d B2c|dcB A2d| B2d ded|g2d ded|B2d B2d|cBA G2:|]

VILLAGERS, THE. English, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. In addition to the Moore ms. (noted below), the tune appears in the 19th century music manuscript collections of the Welch family (Bosham, Sussex), James Nuttal (Rossendale, east Lancashire, 1830), and Tiller (unknown origin).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - a c. 1837-1840 MS by Shropshire musician John Moore [Ashman].

Printed sources : - Ashman (The Ironbridge Hornpipe), 1991; No. 106a, p. 43. Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 66.

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