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IF I HAD A BONNY LASS (LITTLE SLEEP WOU'D SAIR ME). AKA and see "Gin I Had a Bonny Lass, "North Loch (The)." Scottish, Reel. G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. There are also versions in dorian mode (See "Gin I Had a Bonny Lass").

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (The Gow Collection), 1986; No. 467. Gow (Complete Repository), Part 2, 1802; p. 19. MacDonald (A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1789; p. 5.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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