Why should I not like my love?
X:1 % T:Why should I not like my love? M:9/8 L:1/8 S:Aird - Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs vol. II (1785) K:Amin E | ABA c2A cde | G2G Gge dBG | ABA c2A cde | ede gdB A2E |ABA c2A cde | GAG Gge dBG | ABA c2A cde | ede gdB G2 || g |ede ede g2g | dBd dBd f2d | eag edB deg | ede gdB A2 ||
X:1 T:Why should I not like my love, A Retreat M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Retreat March S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 14, p. 3) N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. N:EASMES identifies this as the Fife MS. and suggests a date of 1780, see N:https://www.cdss.org/elibrary/Easmes/Index.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Ador E|ABA c2A cde|G2G Gge dBG|ABA c2A cde| ede gdB A2E|ABA c2A cde|GAG Gge dBG| ABA c2A cde|ede gdB G2:||:g|ede ede g2g| dBd dBd f2d|eag edB deg|ede gdB A2:|]