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JOHN FORBES. Scottish, Strathspey. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Alexander Walker for solicitor and bank agent John Forbes of Banff, who died in 1874. His father was John Forbes of Huntly, a builder, and he married Eliza Young (for whom see "Mrs. J. Forbes").
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 136, p. 46.