Merry Black Lad (The)

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X:1 % T:Gille dubh sùgach, An T:Merry black lad, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:William Gunn - The Caledonian Repository of Music B:Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848, p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix a|AAe edB|dBA AAB|GGd dBA|BAG GGg| fed efg|aga e2f|g2e dBd e2A A<A:| |:e|aga efg|aga e2a|gfg def|gfg d<dg| fed efg|aga e2a|g2e dBd|e2A A<A:|]



MERRY BLACK LAD, THE (An gille dubh sùgach). AKA and see "Farther and Deeper." Scottish, Pipe Jig (6/8 time). A Mixoldyian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Donegal fiddler John Doherty's jig "Farther and Deeper" is a close variant of this pipe jig.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - William Gunn (Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes), 1848; p. 18.

Recorded sources: -



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