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X:1 T:Carron Side M:C L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Plentive" B:Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 8 (1760, p. 10) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G |:B2 TA>G TE2 G2|D2 Tc>B {B}A4|{GA}B2 TA>G E2G2|[B,2B2][A>G] [G,4G4]:| g2 (e/d/)B d(B/A/)G|g2 (e/d/)B d4|=f2 Te>d B2 (d/B/)G|g2 (e/d/)B {B}A4| g2 (e/d/)B d2 (B/A)G|g2 b/a/g e3g|{e}d2 (B/A/)G E2(D/E/)G|{GA}[B,2B2][A>G] [G,4G4]:|



CARRON SIDE. Scottish, Air (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Poet Robert Burns used the melody for his song "Frae the friends and land I love" printed in the Scots Musical Museum (1792).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Johnson (Scots Musical Museum), 1792; p. 312. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 8), 1760; p. 10.

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