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E.Hunt p.13(F) Karpeles & Schofield P.31(F), p.55(G) Nan Fleming-Williams and Pat Shaw "English Dance Airs" Book 3 p.5 (1968, 1984) Many versions exist from all over the British Isles. Commonly used for sword dances.

E.Hunt p.13(F) Karpeles & Schofield P.31(F), p.55(G) Nan Fleming-Williams and Pat Shaw "English Dance Airs" Book 3 p.5 (1968, 1984) Many versions exist from all over the British Isles. Commonly used for Morris and sword dances.

Rapper sword dance Handsworth sword dance

Many versions exist from all over the British Isles. Commonly used for sword dances.

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X: 1
P: The Girl I Left Behind Me (Brighton Camp)
O: 1758
R: march
Z: John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu>
B: E.Hunt p.13(F)
B: Karpeles & Schofield P.31(F), p.55(G)
B: Nan Fleming-Williams and Pat Shaw "English Dance Airs" Book 3 p.5 (1968, 1984)
N: Many versions exist from all over the British Isles. Commonly used for sword dances.
M: C
L: 1/4
K: G
g/f/ \
| "G"ed/c/ BA | "C"BG E>F | "G"GG G/A/B/c/ | "D7"d2 Bg/f/ \
|  "G"ed/c/ BA | "C"BG E>G | "D7"FA DE/F/ | "G"G2 G :|
|: d/c/ \
| "G"Bd "D7"ef | "G"gd "D7"B>A | "G"Bd "Em"ef | "C"g2 "D7"fg/f/ \
|  "G"ed/c/ BA | "C"BG E>G | "D7"FA DE/F/ | "G"G2 G :|

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