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 Theme code Index    5L122 3222
 Also known as    Bare-Footed Quaker (The), Black Joker, Black Jack (1), Black Jake, Black Jock (1), Black Joak (The), But the House and Ben the House, Darling Nedeen, Irish Dragoon, Irish Oak, Paddy McShane, Sublime Was the Warning, Sprig of Shillelah (1), Sprig of Shillelagh (1) (A), When the Bright Spark of Freedom, Coal-Black Joak, Scottish Lovers (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland
 Genre/Style    English, Irish, Morris, Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish, Shetland/Orkney, Welsh
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Dance, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Third Book of the most celebrated jiggs Lancashire Hornpipes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 11
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1731
 Artist    Biography:John Kirkpatrick
 Title of recording    Plain Capers
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic TSCD458
 Year recorded    1976
The Black Joke

Played by: Chris Dawson 11
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Hogarth, The Rakes Progress, Plate 3, "The Tavern Scene", c. 1735
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The Black Joke

X:1 T:Coal-Black Joak M:6/8 L:1/8 S:The Beggar's Wedding: A new Opera, as it is acted at S:the Theatre in Dublin with Great Applause: and at the S:Theatre in the Hay-market (1729). K:G D|D2D G2G|A2A A2A|B2 B BAG|A2A AGF| G3 E2D|DEF G2::d|B2c d2d|efg d2c| B2c d2d|efg d2B|c2a B2g|ABc AGF| B2B BAG|A2A AGF|G2F E2D|DEF G2:|

X:11 T:Black Joak A:England;London M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 S:J.Walsh,Third Book of the most celebrated jiggs,etc 1731 Z:Pete Stewart, 2004 <> with vmp revisions K:G D|D2GG2G|A2A A>GA|B>cB B>AG|A>BA A>GF|G3E2D|D.EFG2|| B|B2d d>ed|e>fgd2B|B2d d>ed|e>fgd2B|c>ca B>Bg| A>BA A>GA|B>cB B>AG|A>BA A>GF|G3E2D|D>EFG3|]

X:12 T:Black Joak [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Walsh 1731 Z:Pete Stewart 2004 Z:ps K:G D | D2GG2G | A2A A>GA | B>cB B>AG | A>BA A>GF | G3E2D | D.EFG2 || B | B2d d>ed | e>fgd2B | B2d d>ed | e>fgd2B | c>ca B>Bg | A>BA A>GA | B>cB B>AG | A>BA A>GF | G3E2D | D>EFG3 ||

X:2 T:Black Joak [1] M:6/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B: Wright's Compleat Collection of celebrated country Dances (1740, p. 15) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D3E F2 G4G2|A3B A2 A2G2A2|B3cB2 B2A2G2|A3BA2 A2G2F2| G6 E6|D3EF2 G6::B4c2 d4d2|e3fe2 d4c2| B3cd2 d3ed2|e3fg2 f3ed2|c4g2 b4g2|A3BA2 A2G2A2| B3cB2 B2A2G2|A3BA2 A2G2F2|G6 E6|D3E F2 G6:||

X:1 T:Black Joak [1] M:6/4 L:1/8 N:”Longways for as many as will.” B:John Walsh – Complete Country Dancing-Master, Volume the Fourth B: (London, 1740, No. 57) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D3EF2 G4G2|A3BA2G2A2|B3cB2 B2A2G2|A3B A2 A2G2F2| G6E6|D3E F2G6||(B4c2) d4d2|e3fe2 d4c2| B3c d2 d3ed2|e3f g2 f3ed2|c4g2 B4g2|A3B A2 A2G2A2| B3c B2 B2A2G2|A3BA2 A2G2F2|G6E6|D3E F2G6||

X:1 T:Burlesque on Black Joak M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:"Slow" B:Oswald - Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 7 (1760, pp. 18-19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D2|(D2E2)G2|G3A G2|A4 (A/B/c)|{B}A4G2|c4 (c/d/e)| {e}d2 (cB) g2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|{F}TE4 D2|(D2E2) (G>A)|G4:| |:d2|{c}B4c2|d3e d2|(e>g)(f>a) {a}g(f/e/)|{e}d4c2| {c}B4 c2|{e}d2 (cB) d2|e3f (e/f/g)|{e}d2 (cB)(AG)| c2c3e|(d<B)B2 (3gdB|A3B (A/B/d)|{B}A2G2E2|G4 (B/A/G)| TE4 (G/E/D)|D2E2 (G>A)|G6::D2|(DG) B2B2|TB4 (3dBG| A2 (3gfe (3dcB|{B}A4G2|c3d (c/d/e)|(dB)(ge)(dB)|A3 g (e/d/B)| {B}A2G2E2|(GB)(Ac)(Bd)|E4 (G/E/D)|(D2E2) (G>A)|G4:| |:A2|B2 (GA)(Bc)|{e}d2 (cB) d2|e3f (e/f/g)|{e}d4 c2| (BA)(GA)(Bc)|{e}d2{c}B2d2|(eg)(fa)(gb)|{e}d2 (cB) (AG)| c2 (3agf (3edc|B2 (3gfe (3dcB|(Ac)(Bg)(dB)|A3G E2| (GA)(Bc)(de)|TE4D2|D2E2 (G>A)|G4::GA|B2B2 (3dBG|c2c2 (3ecA| Bg (3ceg (3Bdg|{B}A4G2|e2e2 (3ceg|d2d2 (3Bdg|(3ecA (3fdB (3gdB| {B}A3G E2|G2G2 (3B/A/G/|E2E2 (3GED|D2E2 (G>A)|G4::Bc|d2d2 (3GBd| e2e2 (3Gce|(3gbg (3faf (3ege|{e}d4 B>c|(3dBG (3GBd (3dBG|(3ecG (3Gce (3gec| (3dgb (3agf (3efg|(3dBg (3ecg (3dBG|(3ceg (3ceg (3ceg|(3Bdg (3Bdg (3Bdg| A3B (A/B/d)|TA2G2E2|g2g2 (3bag|e2e2 (3ged|d2e2 (g>a)|g4:| P:"Gig" M:6/8 L:1/8 "Brisk"D|D2G (GF)G|(AB)A (AG)A|BcB BAG|ABA AGE| G3TE2D|DEG G2:|d|Bcd ded|efg d2c|Bcd ded| efg dcB|c2a B2g|ABA AGA|BcB BAG|ABA AGE| G3TE2D|DEF G2::D|DGB DGB|dBG A2G| gec dBg|ABG AFD|GBd TE2G|DEF G2:| |:A|B(G/A/B/c/) dBd|(e/f/g)e d2c|B(G/A/B/c/) dBd|ece d(B/c/d/B/)| e(c/e/)g f(d/f/)a|(g/f/e/d/c/B/) A2G|e2g d(B/d/)g|A>BA AGE| G(Bc)d TE2D|DEG G2::d|dgg daa|dbb dc'c'|dd'd' d'c'b| abg afd|(g/a/b)g Te2d|deg g2::d|BGG dBB|gee Td2c| B(G/A/B/c/) dBB|gee dBB|c(a/g/)a B(g/f/)g|ABG AFD| b3 (a/g/f/e/d/c/)|BGB AFD|(G/A/B/c/)d TE2D|DE G G2:|]

X:183 T:Black Joke M:6/4 L:1/8 B:Thompson's Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 2 (London, 1765) Z:Transcribed and edited by Fynn Titford-Mock, 2007 Z:abc's:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D3EF2 G4G2|A3BA2 A2G2A2|B3cB2 B2A2G2| A3BA2 A2G2F2|G6 E6|D3E F2 G6||B4c2 d4d2| e3fe2 d4c2|B3cd2 d3ed2|e3fg2 f3ed2| c4g2 B4g2|A3BA2 A2G2A2|B3cB2 B2A2G2| A3BA2 A2G2F2|G6 E6|D3E F2 G6:||

X:3 T:Black Jock [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Aird, Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II (1785) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D | D2G GFG | ABA AGA | BcB AGF | ABA AGE | G3 E2D | DEF G2 :|| c | B2c ded | ece d2c | BGB def | gfe dcB | c2a B2g | ABA ABA | Bdg dBG | AGA BGE | G3 E2 D | DEF G2 ||

X:1 T:Black Joke [1], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air B:Samuel, Anne & Peter Thompson – The Hibernian Muse (London, 1787, No. 102, p. 65) N:”A Collection of the most Favorite Compositions of Carolan the Celebrated Irish Bard” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A TFEF A2A|B2B TB2A|c2c cBA|BcB BAG| A3 TF2E|EFA A3::cde efe|f2d Te2d| cde efe|f2d e2 d/c/|d2d ced|cBc {d}cBA| cde d2c|BAB BAF|A3 TF2E|EFA A3:|]

X: 1 T:Black Joack [1]. JBut.326 B:John Buttrey MS, poss. Lincolnshire, early 19thC S: Z:vmp.Mike Hicken 2019 C: 'A Quick Step' M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:1/4=120 K:G D|D2G GFG|ABA AGA|BcB AGF|ABA AGE| G3 E2D|DEF G2:||:c|B2c ded|ece d2c| BGB def|gfe dcB|c2a B2g|ABA AGA| Bdg dBG|AGA BGE|G3 E2D|DEF G2:|]

X:1 T:Black Jock [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Gow - 4th Repository (1817) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A E|E2A AGA|BcB BAB|c>dc cBA|BcB BAF|A3 F2E| EFA A2 E/D/|(CE)A AGA|(Bd)c BAG|(Ac)e edc| Bdc {c}BAG|~A>Bc ~F>GA|EFG A2|| d|(c2d e2)e|fdf {f}e2d|c2d e>fe|f>ga edc| d2b c2a|BcB {c}BAB|~c>dc cBA|B>cB BAF| A3 ~F2E|EFA A2d|(cA)c (ec)e|(fd)f e2d| (cA)c (ec)e|(fd)f {f}e2c|ddd ccc|Bdc B2A| (Ac)e (ed)c|(Bd)c {c}BAG|~A>Bc ~F>GA|EFG A2||

X:1 T:Black Joke [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:John Rook music manuscript collection (Waverton, Cumbria, 1840, p. 183) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G|DEG GFG|ABA AGA|BcB BAG|AcB AGF| G3 E2D|DEF G2::c|BGB d2d|ege d2c| BGB def|gfe dcB|c2g B2g|ABA AGA| BcB BAG|AcB AGF|FGB EFG|DEF G2:|]

X:6 T:Fanny the Fair. Roose.0006 B:J.Roose MS, Manchester, 1850 Z:Village Music Project 2019 Eric Conrad M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=120 N:NB1) Missing dot in MS. Added here. K:A |: a3 ecA | f3 e2a | efe edc | BcA GFE | a3 ecA | f3 e2a | gfe gaf | eee "_NB1"e3 :| |: e3 ecA | def ecA | G2A B2c | BcA GFE | e3 ecA | def egb | ecA dBG | AAA A3 :|

X:1 T:Black Joke [1] M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:O'Flannagan - The Hibernia Collection (Boston, 1860, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A G/F/|E2A AGA|BcB B2A|Ace ecA|Edc cA G/F/| E2A AGA|BcB B2A|Ace ecA|BEG A2:| |:A|d2d edc|fdf fed|cde efg|agf edc|dfa agf| edc B2A|[A2f2][Af] edc|Bdc BAG|Ace ecA|BEG A2:|

X:3 T:Black Jock [1], with Variations M:6/8 L:1/8 B:Köhlers' Violin Repository, Part Third (1881-1885, p. 207) N:AEae tuning N:notation to be played fingered as if in regular tuning N:”Arranged by W.B. Laybourn” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A D|(D2=G) G>FG|.B2.B {B/c/}B>AB|.c2.c c>BA|.B2.B BAF|=G3 (E2{F/E/}D)| D>EF =G2||d|(c2 {d/c/B/c/}d) .e2.e|fdf {e/f/}.e2.d|(c2 {d/c/B/c/}d) .e2.e|f>ga {e/f/}.e2.c| .B2.b .c2.c|B>cB B>AB|c>dc c>BA|B>cB BAE|=G3 (E2{F/E/}D)|D>EF =G3||D| =G,2 (G G)FG|BAB (B2{c/B/}A)|=G,>df edc|Bdc BAE|=G3 (E2{F/E/}D)|D>EF =G2||d| cAc edc|d2e-fed|cAc edc|agf edc|dcd (d/e/)fe|edc (B2{c/B/}A)| cea edc|Bdc BAE|=G3 (E2{F/E/}D)|DEF =G2||D|=G,2G-GFG|A,2B (B2{c/B/}A)| =G,2e-edc|Bdc BAE|=G3 EdB|DEF =G2||e|=G,2c-edc|d2e-fed| =G,2c-edc|agf edc|db-d ca-c|BcB {B/c/}B>AB|ced cBA|Bdc BAE| AcA EAE|D=gf g2||cAc A/B/cA|BAB (B2{c/B/}A)|cde agf|edc BAE|=G3 (E2{F/E/}D)| DEF =G2||d|(c2{d/c/B/c/}d) edc|fed edc|cde efe|(f/e/f/g/a) edc| Dgb cea|BAB (B2{c/B/}A)|f2-a eca|Bdc BAF|=GBc EFG|DEF =G2|| =GGG GG,G|BBB (B2{c/B/}A)|ccc c=Gc|BBB BAE|A(c/B/)A (E2{F/E/}D)|DEF =G2||