Washing Day (2)
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WASHING DAY . English, Morris Dance Tune (6/8 time). A Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune accompanys a strick dance from the Cotswold village of Adderbury, Oxfordshire. These words are sung during the dance:
Thump! Thump! Scrub! Scrub! Scrub, scrub away!
The devil a bit of peace I git upon the washing day!
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 10.