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BOSTON CALEDONIAN CLUB. American, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Edwin Christie--not the blackface minstrel of 19th century Christie's Minstrel's fame, but rather a "respected if not particularly successful composer who probably worked in the Boston area." [1]. The Boston Caledonian Club held its first Scottish games in 1853 in Boston, including a three-mile running race and other track and field events like caber tossing.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 77. Lerwick (Kilted Fiddler), 1985; p. 43. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 109.

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