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 Theme code Index    1L3L5L1 375#4
 Also known as    Fly By Night (2), High Level Hornpipe (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABA
 Editor/Compiler    William Bradbury Ryan
 Book/Manuscript title    Ryan's Mammoth Collection
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 147
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1883
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<abc float="left"> X:1 T:Best Shot M:C| L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G (DB,) |: G,>DB,>G D>BG>d | B>gf>e ^d>ec>A | F>AD>F A>ce>d | c>AF>E ^C>D=C>A, | G,>DB,>G D>BG>d |>e ^d>ec>A | F>AD>F A>ce>d | c>AE>F G2 :|| (FG) | B>A^G>A g>AG>A | B>A^G>A f>AG>A | B>A^G>A e>AG>A | (3gfe (3d^cB A>A^G>A | B>A^G>A g>AG>A | B>A^G>A f>AG>A | B>A g>e ^c>AG>E | D>^CD>E (3DED (3=CB,A, ||


BEST SHOT. AKA and see "Fly By Night (2)." American, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABA. "Can be used as a Clog," notes Ryan. See note for "American Rifle Team" for possible connection.

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 109. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 147.