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PETER DAVIDSON. Shetland, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB. Composed by pianist Ronnie Cooper of the Shetland Isles, who also composed "Millbrae", "Miss Susan Cooper", "Mickie Ainsworth", "Calum Donaldson" and "Tushkar (Da)," among others. The title perhaps references Scottish dance band musician Peter Davidson, who made one recording with his band in 1972 (Philips Records, "Peter Davidson and his Inverness Country Dance Band").

Ronnie Cooper (1934-1982)

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Recorded sources: Lochshore Records, "Alasdair MacCuish & The Black Rose Ceilidh Band" (1995). Polydor Special 2384-074, The Hamefarers - "A Breath o' Shetland" (1975). Thule SNI 205 (45 RPM), Willie Hunter & Ronnie Cooper - "Shetland and the Fiddle."

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