Jockey was the Blythest Lad in a' Our Town

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JOCKEY WAS THE BLYTHEST/BRAVEST LAD IN A' OUR TOWN. Scottish, Slow Quickstep. A Minor (Gow): C Minor (Mackintosh). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Appears in David Young's McFarlane Ms. (1740) in air-minuet-jig form, in a 1772 sheet by Mackintosh, and in the McLean Collection published by James Johnson in Edinburgh in 1772 (where it is ascribed to Robert Macintosh).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Carlin (Gow Collection), 1986; No. 569. Gow (Complete Repository), Part 3, 1806; p. 13. Oswald (Caledonian Pocket Companion, Book 7), 1760; p. 8.

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