Canty Old Man (The)

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X:1 T:Canty Auld Man (The) M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Kerr - Merry Melodies vol. 1 (No. 31, p. 33) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|G>AG GAB|(c<e)e e2g|d>BG d>BG|(F<A)A A2D|G>AG G>AB| (c<e)e e2g|d>BG c>AF|G<GG G2:||:A/B/|c>dc c>AF|d2B d>BG| e2c d>BG|(F<A)A A2B|c>dc c>AF|d2B d>BG|e>fg B>cA| G<GG G2:||:B/c/|d>BG D2B|c>AF D2c|B>FGB c>Ac| B>GB A>Bc|d>BG D2B|c>AF D2c|B>GB c>Ac|B>cA G2:||



CANTY OLD MAN, THE. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Canty means jolly or happy in Scottish dialect.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources : - Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 204, p. 79. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1); No. 31, p. 33. Welling (Welling's Hartford Tune Book), 1976; p. 18.

Recorded sources: -



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