Ten Penny Bit

Fiddle Tab of Ten Penny Bit

Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar. These bits were parts of a dollar, pieces of eight. Each one was worth about 12.5 cents. When one of them got really worn, you had a Ten Penny Bit.

Download the tune as a pdf file.

This jig is a popular session tune. Another such jig is Smash the Windows.

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    • Ron Gosh
    • February 3, 2010

    I’ve enjoyed all your stuff, so far. And now it appears as though you are sharing even more! Thanks Fiddle Guru

      • admin
      • February 3, 2010

      You are welcome. There’s a lot of material I hope to give away this year.

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