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X: 1 T:Washing Day, Adderbury M:6/8 L:1/8 A:Adderbury P:A(AB)6 K:Ab P:A C3 C3 |D3 D3 |C3 C2A,|B,3 B,2B,| CCC C2C|D2E F2F|E2D C2B,|A,3 A,2G|| P:B A2F E2D|C2D E2G|A2F E2C |B,3 B,2G| A2F E2D|C2E F2F|E2D C2B,|A,3 A,3 ||

WASHING DAY [2]. 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!

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; p. 10.

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