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JOHN SIMI'S. AKA and see "Highland Schottische (The)," "McConnell's Highland (The)." Irish, Highland. Ireland, County Donegal. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A popular highland in County Donegal, the title refers to the renowned fiddler John Doherty–'Simi' being the Doherty family nickname. It was recorded by Doherty for CCE as simply "Highland Schottische."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Feldman & O'Doherty (The Northern Fiddler), 1979; p. 81 (middle tune).
Recorded sources: Cairdeas na bhFidileiri CNF002, "The Fiddle Music of Donegal, vol. 2" (1997. Various artists).