Bang Up (1)
X:1 T:Bang Up  M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909), No. 829 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A | d2d f2f | a2a f2d | g2e f2d | cde ABc | d2d f2f | a2a f2d | g2e f2d | cBA d2 || A | F2A E2A | F2A d2c | B2d A2d | G2e cBA | F2A E2A | F2A d2c | Bcd ABc | d3 d2 || A | f2e d2c | B2A G2F | G2A B2e | dcB A2A | f2e d2c | B2A G2F | G2B A2F | GFE D2 ||
BANG UP . Irish, English; Jig. D Major. Standard tuning. ABC (Joyce): AABBCC (Callaghan). The melody under the "Bang Up" title appears in the c. 1820-1834 music copybook manuscripts of rural labourer and poet John Clare (1793-1864), Helpston, Northamptonshire (No. 78), and the 1841 copybook of John Moore, Tyneside Northumberland (No. 90). It was published by Preston (1801).
Printed sources: Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; pg. 71. Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 829, pgs. 401-402.