Highland Black Laddie
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HIGHLAND BLACK LADDIE. AKA and see "Highland Laddie (5)." Scottish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Kennedy): AA'BB' (Kerr). The melody first appears, as "Highland Laddie," in Robert Bremner's c. 1757 Collection of Scots Reels.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Kennedy (Traditional Dance Music of Britain and Ireland: Reels and Rants), 1997; No. 62, p. 17. Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 4; No. 16, p. 4. Wilson (Companion to the Ballroom), 1815; p. 74.