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LASSES' FASHION, THE. AKA and see "Boil the Breakfast Early," "Haud Awa' Frae Me Donald." Scottish, Reel. F Sharp Minor ('A' part) & A Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Athole): AABB' (Kerr). The melody appears under a Scots Gaelic title in Capt Simon Fraser of Knockie's 1816 collection. See also the Irish variant "Boil the Breakfast Early."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 2; No. 49, p. 8. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 35.

Recorded sources: Greentrax CDTRAX112, Jock Tamson's Bairns - "The Lasses' Fashion" (1980).

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