Jock Tamson's Hornpipe (1)

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JOCK TAMSON'S. AKA and see "My Heather Hills," "Road to India (The)." Scottish (originally), American; Hornpipe. USA, New England. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The name, believes Don Meade, is from a character in Scottish dialect songs, ultimately derived from poet Robert Burns and his line--"We're all Jock Tamson's weans."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 108. Miller & Perron (New England Fiddler's Repertorie), 1983; No. 137. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 144.

Recorded sources:

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