Here We Come A-Wassailing hornpipe

Also known as Here We Come With Vaseline.

Here We Come A-Wassailing has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Here We Come A-Wassailing
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
"D"D2A A2B|"D" A2A F2D|"D" D2E F2G|"A" (E3 E2) E|
"D"D2A A2B|"D" A2A F2D|"D" D2E F2G|"A" E3 ABc||
"D"d2d d2d|"C" =c3 "G" B2B|"D"A2F DEF|"G" G3 F2G|
"D"A3 A2B|"D" A3 A2B|"A" A3 G2E|"D" (D3 D2) E||

Five comments

Christmas repertoire - wassail song.

English wassail song.

This version comes from the Lea Nicholson LP, “Horsemusic” (on the UK Trailer label). On the record it was done in the key of C.

Kate rusby sweet bells

there is a great version of this on kate rusby’s sweet bells album. i think that its in c but i’m not sure.

Changed the abc notation

I changed the ABC to read (easier) in 6/8 , with chords, but this doesn’t seem to have any effect to the sheet music jpg/gif.

Re: Here We Come A-Wassailing

Neither Lea Nicholson, ‘Horsemusic’, nor this tune show up under the ‘Recordings’ tab on this site. An unfortunate omission, surely?

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