Saw Ye Johnny Coming?

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 Theme code Index    1253 1240
 Also known as    Saw You Charlie Coming?, Fye father see him, See him father see him
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:John Walsh
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:A Collection of Original Scotch Songs
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1749
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:2 T:Saw You Johnny Coming to the… M:C L:1/16 S:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II (1782) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G z2 | G4 A3B d3BB3g | G4 (A2B2) cA3 z2 :||: f2 | g3fe2d2 e3dB2f2| g3ag2f2 eB3 z2f2 | g2f2e2d2 e2f2 g4 | z2G2 A3B d3BB2g2 | z2 G4 A3B c2B2 z2 :|

X:1 T:Saw Ye Johnny Coming? M:C L:1/8 R:Air S:Gow – 2nd Repository (1802) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F z | ~F2 G>A cAAf | ~F2 G>A cA z :|c | f>e dc dc A>c | ~f>e dc dA ze | fe dc de f>g/2a/2 | F2 G>A cAAf | F2 ~G>A cA z :|

X:3 T:Saw Ye John Acoming M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Air S:Henry Livingston’s manuscript copybook (late 18th century) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bmin B3c B2B2 | f2d2d2b2 | B3cB2B2 | f2d4d2 | B3cB2B2 | f2d2d2b2 | B3cB2B2 | f2d4d2 | f2b2b2a2 | g2f2e2d2 | g2b2b2a2 | g2f4e2 | b3ag2f2 | g2f2e2d2 | B3cB2B2 | f2d4 z2 ||

X:1 T:Saw Ye Johnnie Comin' M:C L:1/16 R:Highland Fling B:Robbins Collection of 200 Jigs, Reels and Country Dances (NY, 1933, No. 67, p. 22) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G .G3.GA3B dB3Bg3|G3GAB3 dB3 B4|G3GA3B dB3Bg3|G3GA3B dB3 B4:| |:g3fe3d ed3 B4|g3fe3^d eB3 B4|g3fe3=d ef3 g4|G3GA3B dB3 B4:|]