Buttons Three Farthings a Pair (2)
BUTTONS THREE FARTHINGS A PAIR . English, Slip Jig. England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears in the 1770 music manuscript copybook of Northumbrian musician William Vickers, about whom little is known. It is apparently unique to Vickers' collection.
Printed source: Seattle (William Vickers), 1987, Part 3; No. 453.
X:1 T:Buttons Three Farthings a Pair  M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:William Vickers' music manuscript copybook, No. 453 (1770) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D D2g fec d3|ecA BGB AFD|D2g fed d3|cde EFG A3:| |:ABc cBA BAG|Bcd dcB cBA|efg ede ecA|BGB AFA D3:||
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