Friday, 17 February 2017

Tune 468 - Daisy, Daisy




The well known chorus part of Daisy Bell a popular music hall song, written in 1892 by Harry Dacre.

X:12
T:Daisy Daisy
M:3/4
L:1/4
K:G
d3|B3|G3|D3|EFG|E2 G|
D3-|D2 G|A3|d3|B3|G3|
EFG|A2 B|A3-|A2 B|cBA|d2 B|
A G2-|G2 A|B2 G|E2 G|E D2-|D2 D|
G2 B|A2 D|G2 B|ABc|dBG|A2 F|G3-|G2 |

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Tune 467 - Banks of Newfoundland




Tune for the eponymous song which the brighter amongst us will note is the Star of the County Down/Unquiet Grave/etc played in waltz time.

ABC TBA

Monday, 9 January 2017

Tune 465 - New York Girls





This is a traditional American shanty.

X:465
T:New York Girls
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
d2|B2 d2 d2 B2|c2 e4 e2|f2 f2 e2 f2|d6 d2|
g2 g2 g2 d2|f2 e2 e4|d2 d2 c2 A2|G4 B2 c2|
d6 B2|c2 e6|d4 c4|B2 G6|
g6 d2|f2 e2 e4|d2 d2 c2 A2|A2 G4||

Monday, 26 December 2016

Tune 466 - O Little Town of Bethlehem



Merry Christmas 2016 to all the blog followers
Popular Christmas carol tune written by church organist Lewis Redner, of Philadelphia (1831-1908).

X:466
T:O Little Town of Bethlehem
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
D2|G2 G2 G2 A2|BABc d2 B2|c2 BG A2 A2|G6:|
GB|d3 e dc BA|GA Bc d2 D2|G2 B2 A2 G2|D4 z2 D2|
G2 G2 G2 A2|BABc d2 B2|c2 BG A2 A2|G6||

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Tune 464 - Lichfield Tattoo







Written down by a player in the Belper New Militia Regimental Band around 1820.

X:81
T:Lichfield Tattoo
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
BB|B2 AA A2 cc|c2 BB B2 GG|G2 F2 G2 A2|BA Bc B2 BB|
B2 AA A2 cc|c2 BB B2 c2|de dc B2 A2|G4:|
B2 c2|d3 e de de|c3d cd cd|B3c Bc Bc|A6 AB|
c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 AB|c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 Bc|
d3 e de de|c3d cd cd|B3c Bc Bc|A6 AB|
c2 Ac B2 GB|A6 AB|c2 Ac B2 GB|A6|]

Friday, 16 December 2016

Tune 463 - South Wind




South Wind was written in the 1700s by "Freckled Donal Macnamara" in homesickness for his homeland in County Mayo.


X:67
T:The South Wind
L:1/4
M:3/4
K:G
c|B>A G|B>c d|A2 A|A2 c|B>A G|E>D E|G2 G|G2:|
d|g2 g|g>f e|d2 d|d2 c|B>A G|B>c d|A2 A|A2 d|
g2 g|g>f e|d2 d|d2 c|B>A G|A<c F|G3-|G2:|

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Tune 462 - Linnen Hall




Tune I got from my chums at the Dorking Session, where it is 'the tune that goes with the South Downs Jig'

X:462
T:Linnen Hall.
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|E2 E c2 B|ABG FED|
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|EcB AGF|G3 G3:|
d2 d e2 e|d2 g dBG|d2 d e2 e|dBG A3|
d2 d e2 e|d2 g g2 f|egf ed^c|d3 D3|
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|E2 E c2 B|ABG FED|
G2 G A2 A|B2 c dBG|EcB AGF|G3 G3||

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Tune 461 - The Redowa




A Bohemian polka, from the area of northern Europe now known as the Czech Republic and Poland.

X:461
T:The Redowa
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:G
GB d2 d2 d2|dedc B2 B2|GA B2 GA B2|B2 AG A4|
AB c2 c2 c2|cdcB A2 A2|FG A2 FG A2|A2 GF G4:||
GB d2 g2 d2|d2 c2 cB c2|FA c2 f2 e2|e2 d2 d4|
GB d2 g2 d2|d2 c2 cB c2|FA c2 f2 e2|d2 ef g4:||
G2 Bc BcBc|A2 ^cd cdcd|B2 G2 A2 B2|c2 e2 a2 g2|
G2 Bc BcBc|A2 ^cd cdcd|B2 G2 A2 B2|c4 c4:||

Monday, 7 November 2016

Tune 460 - The Muffin Man




A traditional nursery rhyme or children's song of English origin.


X:460
T:Muffin Man
M:4/4
K:G
L:1/8
D2 G2 G3 A|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 A3 G|F2 D2 D4|
D2 G2 G3 A|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 G2 F2|G4 G4:|
d2 d2 d3 c|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 A3 G|F2 D2 D4|
d2 d2 d3 c|B2 G2 G3 F|E2 A2 G2 F2|G4 G4:|

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Tune 459 - Royal Burlesque Hornpipe



I know nothing about this tune, heard it in a local session.


X:459
T:Royal Burlesque Hornpipe
M:4/4
K:G
L:1/8
D2|G>FG>B A>GF>A|G>AB>c d2 B>d|
c>BA>c B>AG>B|A>GF>A F2 D2|
G>FG>B A>GF>A|G>AB>c d2 B>d|
c>BA>G F>DE>F|G2 g2 g2:||
g>f|e>cc>c G>cc>c|d>BB>B G>BB>B|
c>AA>A D>FA>F|G>AB>c d>gf>g|
e>cc>c G>cc>c|d>BB>B G>BB>B|
c>BA>G F>DE>F|G2 g2 g2:||