Sailor's Hornpipe

or at least what most people think of as "Sailor's Hornpipe"


                      Sailor's Hornpipe
               (or at least what most people 
              think of as "Sailor's Hornpipe")

                                                 Traditional
                                       Mandolin tablature by 
                                    Elizabeth T. Knuth, 1998

Key: G

Bouncy, and as fast as you can manage.

E--||-------3--2--|--3-----------------------|
A--||*--4:--------|--------------------5--3--|
D--||*--4:--------|--------5-----5-----------|
G--||-------------|--------------------------|
            |__|     |     |     |     |__|   


|--------3-----3-----5--4--|--5-----------------5--3--|
|--2--5--------------------|--------0-----0-----------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
   |__|  |     |     |__|     |     |     |     |__|  


|--2--0--------------0--2--|--3--2--0-----0-----------|
|--------5-----5-----------|-----------5-----5--3--2--|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
   |__|  |     |     |__|     |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|  


|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--3--2--0-----0-----------|--------------0--3--2--0--|
|-----------5-----5--4--2--|--0--2--4--5--------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
   |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|     |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|  


|--------------------||
|--2----------------*||
|--0-----5-----5----*||
|--0-----------4-----||
   |     |     |     


||---------|--------3-----------3-----|
||*--5--3--|--2--5-----5--2--5-----5--|
||*--------|--------------------------|
||---------|--------------------------|
     |__|     |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|  


|--0-----------------0-----|-----0--5--0-----0--5--0--|
|-----5--3--2--3--------5--|--4-----------4-----------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
   |__|__|__|  |     |__|     |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|   


|--2--3--2--0--------0--2--|--3--2--0-----0-----------|
|--------------5-----------|-----------5-----5--3--2--|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
   |__|__|__|  |     |__|     |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|  


|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|--3--2--0-----0-----------|--------------0--2--3--5--|
|-----------5-----5--4--2--|--0--2--4--5--------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------|
   |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|     |__|__|__|  |__|__|__|


|--------------------||
|--2----------------*||
|--0-----5-----5----*||
|--0-----------4-----||
   |     |     |

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==                 TABLATURE EXPLANATION                  ==
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||------|| Repeat         ----------
||*----*||                -4:------- Time
||*----*||                -4:------- Signature
||------||                ----------

I think you will recognize this within the first three measures. This widely known tune is very different from the real Sailor's Hornpipe, and is based on a tune called College Hornpipe.


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