Blow Away the Morning Dew
BLOW AWAY THE MORNING DEW. New England, Air and Contra Dance Tune (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. This famous folk air was adapted for contra dancing by caller Dudley Laufman (Canterbury, New Hampshire) from the singing of Richard Dyer Bennett.
Printed source: Laufman (Okay, Let's Try a Contra, Men on the Right, Ladies on the Left, Up and Down the Hall), 1973; p. 3.
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