dBB BAG|AGA BGE|DGG GBd|edB A3|
dBB BAG|AGA BGE|DGG GAB|AGF G3:|
GBd g2d|edB BAG|GBd g2d|edB A2 A|
GBd g2d|edB ABd|ege dBG|AGA G3:|
Rattlebones has been added to 6 tunebooks.
This version is commonly played in an English setting; in O’Neill’s (where the version has a much different A part) it’s “The Gudgeon of Maurice’s Car”:-
If you have access to Ashley Hutchings’ album “Rattlebone and Ploughjack”, you’ll probably find this setting appearing in folk/rock guise as the tune to the Upton-upon-Severn stick dance.
It is Newfoundland tune called the Twin Sisters, commonly used in the morris dancing world for the Upton on Severn Stick Dance.