The Gentleman Soldier jig

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

The Gentleman Soldier has been added to 28 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Gentleman Soldier
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
D|B,2D D D D|G3 B A G|A2D D2A|( G3G2 ) D|
B,D D D D D|G3B2G|A2DD2A|( G3G2 ) G|
B2BB2G|A (c2c ) zA|G2GG2B|( D3D2 ) B,|B,2D D D D|
G2AB2B|A D D D2A|(G3G ) "Chorus" G A|B2B B A G|
A A A c B A|G2G ( GA ) B|( D3D ) D D|
B,2DD2D|G2AB2B|A2D D D A|( G3G2 )|

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Gentleman Soldier

He stuffed her up in a sentry box wrapped up in a soldier’s cloak. That’s an old song - didn’t know it was also known as a jig - I recall finding it in a library book in Lincoln Center nyc when I was a teen!

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