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X:1 T:Mr. John Walker's (Contrabassist in the Castle Newe Band) C:Alexander Walker M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Walker - Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches etc. (1866, p. 61) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion F: K:G g|BG G/G/G BGdG|cedg BAAc|BG G/G?G BGdB|cedf gGG:| g|bgaf g2 dB|cedB cAAc|BGAF G2 DB,|CEDF GG,G, G| bgaf g2 dB|cedB cAAc|bgaf gdec|BGAF GG,G,||

The Castle Newe Band, with (l. to r.) Alexander Walker, John Walker and Alexander Wattie
MR. JOHN WALKER. Scottish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed by Aberdeenshire fiddler-composer Alexander Walker (b. 1819) in honor of Mr. John Walker, a contrabassist in the Castle Newe Band. Alexander Walker was a gardener at Castle Newe for the Baronet and the leader of the band.

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Printed sources : - Walker (A Collection of Strathspeys, Reels, Marches, &c.), 1866; No. 179, p. 61.

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