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X:1 T:Calum's Road C:Donald Shaw S:Various sessions Z:Nigel Gatherer M:4/4 L:1/16 K:D z4|D4 A3f A8|Bd3d3c B3AF3A|B4 d3D F4 E3D|B,D3D3F E8| D4 A3f A8|Bd3d3c B3AF3A|B4 d3D F4 E3D|B,D3D3E D4:|] F3A|B4 d3c B8|A3BAE3 F8|B4 d3c B4 A3B|d4 d3e (3f2e2d2 (3d2B2A2| F3A|B4 d3c B8|A3BAE3 F4 E3D|B4 d3D F4 E3D|B,D3D3E D4:|]

CALUM'S ROAD. Scottish, Strathspey. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). Composed by Donald Shaw, accordion player with the band Capercaille. in honor of one Calum MacLeod of Raasay, who, built a two-mile road to his croft by himself by hand, after the local council refused to supply him with one. It took him ten years to complete it.

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