CUDDY HUNK. American, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The title may refer to Cutty Hunk (sometimes called Cuddy Hunk), located at the southwestern tip of the Elizabeth Islands, about 14 miles south of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Cutty Hunk was, in the 19th century, home to many whaling captains.
Printed source: Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 57.
X:1 T:Cuddy Hunk M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe S:Howe - 1000 Jigs and Reels (c. 1867) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G Ac | BGAc BGAc | cdec A2 Ac | BGAc BGAc | BAGF G2 Ac | BGAc BGAc | cdec A2 Ac | BGAF GDEF | G2G2G2 :: e/f/ | g2 dg g2 ba | gfed e2 ef | g2 dg g2 ba | gedB G2 ef | g2 dg g2 ba | gfed e3e | eaab a2 fa | gecB G2 :||
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