Blue Eyed Lassie (1)

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BLUE EYED LASSIE. AKA and see "Belles of Lewiston," "Early Rising," "Lewis’s Reel." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Gatherer): AABB (Cole). See also French-Canadian versions under titles "Réel Américain " (Joseph Allard). Two reels identified by folklorist Camelle Bégin as "Blue eyed Lassie ou l'Amercan et l'Ecossais" were in the repertoire of Montréal fiddler Jean Carignan.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Bégin (La Musique Traditionelle Pour Violon: Jean Carignan). Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 7. Gatherer (Gatherer's Musical Museum), 1987; p. 5. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 30.

Recorded sources: Great Meadow Music 2018, Frank Ferrel & Joe Derrane - "Fiddledance" (2004).




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