Jimmy Holmes' Favorite
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JIMMY HOLMES' FAVORITE. AKA and see "Courting Them All," "Rachel Rae." Scottish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A version of the famous Scots tune "Rachel Rae," and numerous Irish variants of the "Courting Them All" tune family. Some see similarities with the American "Forked Deer" tunes.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 46. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 73.