Love Sick Polly reel

Also known as Lovesick Polly.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Love Sick Polly has been added to 17 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Love Sick Polly
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
|:e2 EF GFGE | gfge e^dcB | e2 EF GFGE | cBcA B2-B2 |
e2 EF GFGE | gfge e^dcB | b2 ag a2 gf | g2 ~f2 e4:|
|:g2 fe e^dcB | g2 fe e^dcB | e2 B2 c2 BA | G2 FE B2-B2 |
e2 EF GFGE | gfge e^dcB | e2 B2 c2 BA | G2 ~F2 E4:|

Two comments

Love Sick Polly

Another tune that I rather like from the Joshua Jackson manuscript of 1798 (JMS 57) but which has a much more modern feel to it. Possibly our Polly had lost her heart to some barbary pirate?.

This is also in Thompson’s Compleat Collection of Country Dances c.1770.