I learnt this from the Boldwood album ‘Feet Don’t Fail Me Now’. Richard Heacock (recently left Boldwood) has been a significant influence and given heaps of help and encouragement. In fact Richard suggested I learn this tune some months ago so we could play it at session together. 🙂
The tune itself English traditional and was collected by the Boldwood accordian player Becky Price. It is from unpublished manuscripts in the Vaughan Williams Library, Cecil Sharp House, London.
I transcribed this so I could learn it and it is a great tune.
It can also be played in G rather than C (which pleases melodeon D/G peeps!) - on the fiddle its a simple case of move everything up one string and use your pinky for the top B!
Shifting it up a step to D works too…
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