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X:1 T:Fhir a bhata T:Boatman [4], The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air N:"An Iorram" Q:"Slow" B:James Logan - The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic manners, as B:preserved among the Highlanders, vol. 2 (1831, No. VI). Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:Gdor G>GB>B f2|d>B A2 A>c|d>G G2 A>c|d>G F2D2| D>F G2G2|F>G B2B2|c>d g2f2|d>B A2G2||

BOATMAN [4], THE (Fear a' bhata). AKA – "Fhir a bhata." Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA. A different tune than Simon Fraser's ("Boatman (3)"). There are several airs by this title in Scottish repertory. Logan's and Martin's, while different, have a similar melodic contour.

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Printed sources : - Logan (The Scottish Gael, vol. 2), 1831; No. 6. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 2), 1988; p. 6.

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