The Rogue’s March jig

Also known as Jumping Joan, Poor Old Soldier.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Rogue's March has been added to 22 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Rogue's March
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
F2F FGA|B2B B3|A2A A2B|A2G F2E|
F2F FGA|BAB B3|ABc d2F|EFE D3:|
d3 c3|B3 ABc|d3 c3|B3 A2G|
F2F FGA|B2B B3|ABc d2F|EFE D3:|

Four comments

Source: "kicking up the sawdust" by Hashley Hutchings:
Transcription: gian marco pietrasanta
Notes: (copied and pasted from http://www.amaranthpublishing.com/rogues.html )
"…..a well known tune used by the American army during the Revolution. The tune was known as "The Rogue’s March" and was played when military and/or civil rogues, criminals, offenders and various undesirable characters were drummed from camps and cantonments. Sometimes the rogue(s) would be marched about with a halter around their necks, and usually with the final disgrace of a farewell ritual kick in the butt from the youngest drummer".

"Hashley"? I know he was a bit wild in his earlier days but…..

Rogue’s March

Here’s a slightly different setting in G from "Winner’s New Primer for Violin" circa 1864
X:1
T:Rogue’s March
M:6/8
L:1/8
R:jig
K:Gmaj
|B2B Bcd|e2e e3|d2d d2B|d3 B2z|
B2B Bcd|e2e e3|def g2B|A3 G2z:|
|g2g fed|e2e d3|g2g fed|e3 d2z|
B2B Bcd|e2e e3|def gdB|A3 G2z:|