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AULD RECKIE. AKA - "Hobble About." Scottish, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The city of Edinburgh is affectionately nicknamed Auld Reekie (Middle Scots for 'Old Smoky'), because when buildings were heated by coal and wood fires, chimneys would spew thick columns of smoke into the air [Wikipedia].

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 3), 1788; No. 465, p. 180.

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