The Old Rocking Chair

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Time Signature: 6.8

Key of Tune: C

Tune Type: Jig

Number of Bars: 32

Description:

http://bushtraditions.wiki/tunes/index.php/Old_Rocking_Chair_(The)
From:  ‘Tasmanian Dance Tunes’ (a handout), Cygnet Folk Festival, 2000
History: This tune came from Canadian fiddler Peter Malleson.

Also see:
http://bushtraditions.wiki/tunes/index.php/Eileen_McCoy%27s_Old_Rocking_Chair_Jig
Transcribed by Fred Pribac
History: It would appear that this tune has traveled from Ireland through Canada to Australia

AKA: The Town of Cootehill see https://thesession.org/tunes/5900

Engraved by:

Transcribed/Arranged by: Stuart Graham & Fred Pribac

Composer:

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Collector(s): Rob Willis & Fred Pribac, NLA

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