BANBURY BILL. English, Morris Dance Tune (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning. ABBB,ABBB,ABBB,A. From the village of Bampton, in England's Cotswolds.
Printed source: Bacon (The Morris Ring), 1974; pg. 47. “William Wells 1868-1953: Morris Dancer, Fiddler and Fool,” Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, vol. 8, no. 1, 1956, pp. 1–15 (). Mallinson (Cotswold Morris Book, vol. 1), 1988; No. 8, pg. 11.
Recorded source: Dave Swarbrick – "Lift the Lid and Listen."
X:1 T:Banbury Bill D:Swarbrick, Lift the Lid and Listen Z:Nigel Gatherer M:2/4 L:1/8 K:D DE FD | GA B2 | EF GA/G/ | FG A>A | AD FA | de f>f | ge Bc | d2 d2 :| d>e fd | cd e2 | Bc de/d/ | cB A2 | dD D>D | F/G/A A>A | B/c/d c/d/e | d2 d2 :|]