Broom on Crowdeknows (The)
BROOM ON CROWDEKNOWS , THE. English, Air (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. No relation to the usual tune known as "The Broom of Cowdenknowes" or "Broom, the Bonny, Bonny Broom," but is instead a song melody which appeared in 1780, set for guitar with words entitled "When Summer Comes the Swains on Tweed," as "sung at Sadlers Wells."
Source for notated version: a c. 1837-1840 MS by Shropshire musician John Moore [Ashman].
Printed source: Ashman (The Ironbridge Hornpipe), 1991; No. 66, p. 26.
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