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X:1 T:Cut and Dry [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey B:John McLachlan - Piper’s Assistant (1854, No. 4, p. 3) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix c>Bae c<Aeg|B<Gd>B G<G TB2|c>Bae c>Aeg|d>Bg>B A<A e2:| c>Bag a>Aa>g|e<gd>B G<G TB2|c>BASg a>Aa>g|edg>B A<A e2| cBAg a>ga>e|g<aeg B<Gd>B|c<Ae>c d>Ba>g|e>dg>B A<A e2||

CUT AND DRY [1]. AKA and see "Jock's Lodge," "Loch Sloy." Scottish, Strathspey (whole time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody was printed by Robert Bremner in his 1757 Scots Reels, under the title "Jock's Lodge," but a still earlier version can be found in Edinburgh fiddler and writing master David Young's MacFarlane Manuscript Book II (c. 1741, p. 228) under the title "Loch Sloy."

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Printed sources : - Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 488. Gow (Complete Repository, Part 2), 1802; p. 26. McLachlan (The Piper's Assistant), 1854; No. 4, p. 3. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 26.

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