What do You Think of Her Now?
X:1 T:What Do you think of Hir [sic] Now M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers’ music manuscript collection (Northumberland, 1770, p. 137) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D FGA AFA|AFA AFA|BGB AFA|BGE E3| FGA AFA|AFA ABc|dcB AFd|AFD D3:| |:afd gec|fdB ecA|dBG AFA|BGE E3| agf gfe|fed edc|Bcd edc|dAF D3:|
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF HER NOW? AKA and see “Bashful Maid (The),” “Biddy Maloney,” “Maloney’s Fancy,” “Maloney's Wife” “Mellonie's Jig,” “Miss Ommany's Reel,” “Paddy in London.” English, Jig (6/8 time). England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears under this title in the 1770 music manuscript copybook of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, about whom little is known. It also can be found as "What do You Think of Her?" in the music manuscript collections of London musician Thomas Hammersley (c. 1790) and Manchester, England, musician John Roose (mid-19th century). The tune is fairly well known in Irish and Scottish collections under different names.