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X:1 T:Happy Frank M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Hornpipe C:J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927) S:Skinner - Harp and Claymore (1904) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A E/>(D/ | C/>)(E/A/>)(c/ d/>)(B/G/>)(B/ | A/>)(c/e/>)(g/ a)e/>(c/ | d/>)(f/B/>)(d/ c/>)(e/A/>)(c/ | d/>)c/B/>A/ G/>F/E/>(D/ | C/>)(E/A/>)(c/ | d/>)(B/G/>)(B/ | A/>)(c/e/>)(g a)e/>(c/ | d/>)(f/B/>)(d/ c/>)(e/A/>)(c/ | d/>)(B/G/>)(e/ A) :| |: c'/>(d'/ | e'/>)(c'/a/>)(c'/ d'/>)(b/g/>)(^a/ | b/>)(g/e/>)(g/ | =a/>)(f/>d/>)(f/ e/>)(c/A/>)(c/|d/>)c/B/>A/ G/>F/E/>(D/| C/>)(E/A/>)(c/ d/>)(B/G/>)(B/ | A/>)(c/e/>)(g/ a)e/>(c/ |d/>)(f/B/>)(d/ c/>)(e/A/>)(c/ | d/>)(B/G/>)(e/ A) :|

HAPPY FRANK. Scottish, Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by the great Scots fiddler-composer J. Scott Skinner (1843-1927), in honor of Frank Gilruth (1853-1915), a teacher of commerce at Dumfries Academy from 1882 until his death; he was born at Sanquhar, Gartly, Aberdeenshire. See also "Frank Gilruth (1)" and "Frank Gilruth (2)."

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Printed sources : - Skinner (Harp and Claymore), 1904; p. 131.

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