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MY DADDY O. AKA and see "Ketty's Scots Measure," "Madam McKeeny's Scotch-Measure." Scottish, Reel or Scotch Measure (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody is quite a bit older than O'Farrell's early 19th century printing, although not the title. The music appears in London publisher Henry Playford's Curious Scots Tunes (1700) as "Madam McKeeny's Scotch-Measure."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. II), c. 1806; p. 119.

Recorded sources:




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