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 Theme code Index    1346 2435
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Morris
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    ENGLAND(South Midlands)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Lionel Bacon
 Book/Manuscript title    Morris Ring (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 47
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1974
 Artist    Dave Swarbrick
 Title of recording    Lift the Lid and Listen
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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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 ([1]). Mallinson (Cotswold Morris Book, vol. 1), 1988; No. 8, pg. 11.

Recorded source: Dave Swarbrick – "Lift the Lid and Listen."

T:Banbury Bill
D:Swarbrick, Lift the Lid and Listen
Z:Nigel Gatherer
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 :|]