Both Sides of the Tweed

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X:1 T:South and North or Both Sides of the Tweed M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey Q:"Slowish" S:Gow – Complete Repository, Part 1 (1799, p. 2) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G g|G>GB>G B>G A<g|G<G B>G D>GB>G|c>AB>G A>G A<a|e<g d>B G2G:| |:g|e<g d>g c>BAa|e<g d>B d>eg>a|(b/a/)g/f/ (g/e/)d/B/ c>BAa|e<g d>B G2G:|



NORTH AND SOUTH, or BOTH SIDES OF THE TWEED. AKA - "South and North." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The River Tweed rises close to the boundary of the Scottish Borders with Dumfries and Galloway. It flows north and then east, and for a distance forms the boundary between England and Scotland before draining into the North Sea at Berwick-upon-Tweed.


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Printed sources : - G.H. Davidson (Davidson's Gems of Scottish Melody), n.d. (c. 1830's); p. 28. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 1), 1799; p. 2. Manson (Hamilton’s Universal Tune Book vol. 1), 1853; p. 150.






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