Rhode Island-based
English Country Dance Band
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Current Play List

This is only a list of tunes that callers have asked for to date.   Jovial Beggars is not limited to this list in any way. We always like to add new tunes to our repertoire.  We are also (we blush to admit) all fluent sight-readers so even last minute requests can be accommodated (bring three clear copies).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M Mc N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Title
Meter
Form
Disposition
Length
Key
A
Return to Index
Adventure at Margate (An)
Skillern
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
C
Agatha (for Sarah)
Galliard #15
AA B
8-8 16
32
Am
Alchurch
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Alice
Siciliano: Telemann Concerto for Oboe d'Amore and Strings
AA B
4-4 12
20
A
Anna Maria
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
B
Apley House
AA BB CC
4-4 4-4 4-4
24
G
Ashford Anniversary (The)
AA BB
4-4 6-6
20
G
Ashokan Farewell
AA B
8-8 16
32
D
Auretti's Dutch Skipper
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
B
B
Return to Index
Barbarini's Tambourine
AA BB
8-8 12-12
40
D
Bare Necessities
AA B
8-8 16
32
Dm
Bashful Swain (The)
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
Dm
Belfast Hornpipe (The)
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
G
Bishop (The)
Miss Dolland's Delight
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Black Jack
The Black Joke
AA BB
6-6 10-10
32
G
Black Nag (The)
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
Dm
Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine
The First of October
A B
8 8
16
D
Bonnets So Blue
A B C
8 8 8
24
C
Bonny Cuckoo (The)
Si Beag, Si Mhor
A B
16 16
32
D
Braes of Dornach (The)
A
32
32
G
Bransle de Poitou
for Garland of Roses
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
British Grenadiers (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
C
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Chestnut
Dove's Figary
A BB
8 8-8
24
Am
Childgrove
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Dm
Christchurch Bells
A B C
8 8 8
24
C
Cockle Shells
AA BB
8-8 8-8

32

F
Cold and Raw
AA B
4-4 8-8

24

Am
Come, Let's Be Merry
AA B
8-8 16

32

D
Comical Fellow (The)
AA BB
8-8 12-12
40
D
Corelli's Maggot
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
F
Cottonwood
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Am
Country Farmer (The)
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
F
Curly-Headed Ploughboy (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
D
Return to Index
Dancing Up a Storm
for Dancing Across the Atlantic
A BB
16 8-8
32
Am/A
Dargason
Sedany
A
8
8
D
De'il Take the Warr
AA BB
8-8 10-10
24
D
Delia
The Amorous Goddess
A B C
8 8 8
24
A & D
Dover Pier
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
B
Draper's Gardens
The Margravine's Waltz
AA B
8-8 16
32
G
Dressed Ship (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Dublin Bay
We'll Wed and We'll Bed
A B A B
14 10 14 10
48
Cm
Duke of Kent's Waltz (The)
A
24
24
G
Dunant House Waltz
AA B
8-8 16
32
G
E
Return to Index
Easter Eve
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Gm
Easter Thursday
AA BB
6-6 6-6
24
Dm
Epping Forest
AA B
8-8 16
32
B
Excuse Me
AA BB CC
8-8 4-4 8-8
40
Gm
F
Return to Index
Fair Quaker of Deal
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Faithless Nancy Dawson
A-Rovin'
A
20
20
D
Fandango (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Farmers' Jamboree
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Felix's Name Day
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Female Sayler (The)
AA B
8-8 16
32
Gm
Fine Companion (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Dm
First Lady
Lord Gregory's Fair Flower
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
B
First Night
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Em/G
First of April
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
A
Flowers of Edinburgh
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Foxhunters (The)
A Trip to Town-O
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
G
Freeford Gardens
Edgeworth Bumpkins
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
From Among Dragons
A
32
32
G
G
Return to Index
Galopede
Yarmouth Reel
AA B C
8-8 8 8
32
G
Gathering Peascods
AA BB CC
6-6 6-6 8-8
40
A
Gay Gordons (The)
AA B
4-4 8
16
A
General Monk's March
AA B
4-4 8
16
G
Geud Man of Ballangigh
Hunt the Squirrel
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Girl with the Blue Dress On
for Foula Reel
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Glise de Sherbrooke
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Goddesses
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
Gm
Green Sleeves and Yellow Lace
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Gm
H
Return to Index
Halfe Hannikin
AA B
4-4 8
16
G
Handel With Care
Bourèe: Handel Water Music Suite
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
D
Haste to the Wedding
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Haymakers (The)
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
Am
Health to All Honest Men (A)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Am
Heartsease
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
Gm
Heidenröslein
A
28
28
G
Helena
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Hit and Miss
Daphne
AA BB C
4-4 4-4 6
22
Em
Holborn March
AA B
8-8 16
32
F
Hole in the Wall (The)
AA B
4-4 8
16
B
Hop Ground (The)
AA BB AB
8-8 8-8 8-8
48
D
Horse Branle
Branle de Cheval
AA B C
8-8 8 8
32
G/Gm
Huntington's Maggot
AA BB CC DD
8-8 12-12 4-4 8-8
64
F
I
Return to Index
I Care Not for These Ladies
AA B
4-4 12
20
C
In the Bleak Midwinter
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
F
Indian Princess (The)
A B
16 16
32
F
Indian Queen
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
J
Return to Index
Jack's Genny
for the dance Vermont Friends
AB
8-8
16
G
Jack's Health
Bolt the Door
AA B
8-8 16
32
Am
Jack's Maggot
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Jacky Bull
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Jacob Hall's Jig
Under and Over
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Fm
Jamaica
A B
8 8
16
F
Jovial Beggars
AA BB
6-6 8-8
28
B
Judy and Jim's Wedding
A
32
32
D
Juice of Barley
A BB
8 8-8
24
Am
K
Return to Index
Kelsterne Gardens
AA BB
8-8 6-6
28
Dm
Kentish Cricketers (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Kettledrum
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
Dm
Key to the Cellar
or Locked Out Again... OR... No Key to the Church
AB
8-8
16
Em
Kill Him with Kindness
AA B
4-4 8
16
Am
Kingsland Bay Waltz
AA BB
16-16 16-16
64
A
Kitty McGee (see Picking Up Sticks)
AA B
4-4 8
16
D
Knives and Forks
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
G
Knole Park
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
L
Return to Index
Leah's Waltz
A B
16 16
32
D & G
Leather Lake House
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Leaving of Liverpool
A B
16 16
32
G
Lightning Hornpipe
for Ways of the World
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
B
Lilliburlero
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
G
Long Odds
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Lord of Carnarvon's Jig
Jack o' Lent
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
G
Lovely Nancy
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
M
Return to Index
Mad Robin
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
B
Maggie in the Wood
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Maid Peeped Out the Window (The)
The Friar in the Well
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
G
Maiden Lane
AA BB CC
4-4 4-4 4-4
24
A
Maidens of Kent (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Margaret's Waltz
AA B
8-8 16
32
A
Mary and Dorothy (The)
AA B
4-4 6
14
Em
Midnight Ramble (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Minor Spaniard (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Miss Nancy's Delight
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Gm
Miss Sayer's Allemande
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
F
Mistwold
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Mitre (The)
The Happy Lass
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Mock Hobby Horse
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
D
Morecambe Bay
AA B
8-8 16
32
D & G
Morpeth Rant
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Mount Hills
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Mr. Warwick's Mask
for True Kit
AA B
4-4 8
16
Am
Mrs. Savage's Whim
AA B
8-8 8
24
Bm
Mulberry Garden (The)
A B
8 8
16
Dm
Muriel's Measure
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
My Lady of the Lake
Lavinia's Waltz
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
My Love, She's But A Lassie
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Mc
Return to Index
McQuillen's Squeezebox
for Ways of the World
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
C
N
Return to Index
Never Love Thee More
A
16
16
G
New Beginning (A)
from Handel Water Music Suite
AA B
8-8 16
32
Gm/B
Northdown Waltz
AA B C
8-8 8 8
32
B
Nottingham Swing
Philabelula All the Way
AA B
4-4 8
16
D
O
Return to Index
Old Hob
The Mousetrap
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Ore Boggy
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
C/Am
Orleans Baffled
A
12
12
P
Return to Index
Parson's Farewell
Also used for "Oxford Circus"
A BB
8 8-8

24

Dm
Pat's Tradition
My Wife's a Wanton Wee Thin'
AA B C
8-8 8 8
32
D
Peace Be With You
Rigadoon Royal
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Am
Physical Snob
AA BB CC
4-4 4-4 4-4
24
F
Picking Up Sticks

Kitty McGee
AAAAAAA

A BB
AA BB
A BB
8-8-8-8-8-8-8

8 8-8
8-8 8-8
8 8-8
56

80
Dm
D
Pine Cones
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Pins and Needles
Hexham Races
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Portabella
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Gm
Portsmouth
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Q
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Queen's Birthday (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
C
Queen's Jig (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Queen Victoria's Country Dance
AA BB
Last time: AA B A
8-8 8-8
32
G
R
Return to Index
Rafe's Waltz
A B
16 16
32
Gm
Ragg (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Rainy Day Waltz
A B
16 16
32
Am/Em
Rakes of Rochester (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Ram Meadow
Miss Bayne's Reel
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
D
Red House
AA BB CC
8-8 8-8 8-8
48
Am
Round About Our Coal Fire
Old Simon The King
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
C
Royal Albert
Prince of Wales Contre Dance
A B CC D
8 8 8-8 8
40
G
Rufty Tufty
AA BB CC
4-4 4-4 6-6
28
D/G
S
Return to Index
Saint Katherine's
AA B
8-8 16
32
G
Saint Margaret's Hill
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Gm
Scotch Cap
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
Dm
Scotland the Brave
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Sellenger's Round
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
G
Shandy Hall
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Soldier's Joy
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Spaniard (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G
Spanish Jig
AA BB CC DD
4-4 4-4 4-4 4-4
32
C
Speed the Plow
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Staines Morris
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
Gm
Star of the County Down
for Armstrong's Waltz
A B
16 16
32
Am
Sun Assembly
A B
16 16
32
A
Susan's Waltz
for Indian Summer
A B
16 16
32
Am
T
Return to Index
Take A Dance
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Bm
Terpsicourante
AA B C
10-10 8 12
40
D
Tom Jones
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Tombigbee Waltz
A B
16 16
32
G
Touchstone (The)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
D
Trip to Amsterdam (A)
to The Last New Vagaries
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
A
Trip to Canterbury (A)
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
G
Trip to Easthampstead (A)
AA BB CC
8-8 8-8 4-4
40
F
Trip to Paris (A)
A B
8 18
26
Am
Trip to Tunbridge (A)
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Em
Turning by Threes
Tourner à Trois
A B
16 16
32
Bm
U
Return to Index
Upon A Summer's Day
AA BBB
8-8 8-8-8
40
Fm
V
Return to Index
W
Return to Index
Walpole Cottage
Intro A B C
4 16 16 16
52
G
Waterfall Waltz
Caerdroea
AA B
8-8 16
32
D
Waters of Holland (The)
O Nederland let op uw sack
AA BB
4-4 8-8
24
Am
Well Hall
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
F
When Laura Smiles
AA B
6-6 13
25
G
Willow Tree
The News of the Victory
AA BB AB
8-8 8-8 8-8
48
G
Wood Duck
A B
16 16
32
Am
Wooden Shoes
Bartholomew Fair
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
C

Woodlands Walk
for Mendocino Redwoo
d

AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
Dm
Wooing Mairi
A B C
8 4 4
16
G
X
Return to Index
Y
Return to Index
Yellow Stockings
AA BB
4-4 4-4
16
Am
Young Widow
AA BB C
8-8 4-4 8
32
G
Z
Return to Index
Zephyrs and Flora
AA BB
8-8 8-8
32
G

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