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MERRY LADS AND BONNY LASSES (Fleasgaich og a's Caileagan). Scottish, Reel. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Originally collected by Captain Simon Fraser of Knockie. See note for "Annotation:Marchioness Salute (The)."

Source for notated version: Dr. John Turner, director of the Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling, held yearly in Valle Crucis, North Carolina [Johnson/2003].

Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 213, p. 87. Johnson (A Twenty Year Anniversary Collection), 2003; p. 2. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 231.

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