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#367 - Rig-a-Jig

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  • Composer:
    • traditional
  • Also known as:
    • Lubly Fan
    • Buffalo Gals
  • Incipit: 5565565355424653556556531777671
  • Condensed Incipit: 565653542465356565317671
  • Lyrics:
    • (unknown)

The melody and opening lyrics are quite similar to Buffalo Gals, which was first published by Cool White (John Hodges), a blackface minstrel with the Virginia Serenaders, in 1844 as Lubly Fan. The melody is similar to Im Grunewald, im Grunewald ist Holzauktion, a music hall song from Germany.


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