Fisher's Hornpipe

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Fisher's Hornpipe

Popular Hornpipe tune (sometimes played as a reel) in Britain and America. Known by a variety of titles including: Fisherman’s Hornpipe, Egg Hornpipe, Fisherman’s Lilt, The First of May.

In recent years the tune has been given a new lease of life by the line dancing fraternity and many versions are danced by groups of enthusiasts. See You Tube

For links to numerous versions, and background history of the tune, see The Fiddler's Companion

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