John Eccles, "Come girls let's be merry" [song]

Scope and Content

"A Dialogue / Mr John Eccles"

Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940) indicate that a song by Eccles which starts, "Come girls we'll be merry the war's at an end" was taken from the entertainment "Europe's Revels" (1697), (see imprint no. 169).

Key: A

Tempo: 6/4

Medium: S, B, bc