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X:1 T:Quick March 15th Regiment M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Aird -Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs vol. II (1785) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D a2a2 | a3g | fe/d/ ed/c/ | dA FD | a2a2 | a3g | fe/d/ ed/c/ | d2 d2 :| |: fa/g/ fe/d/ | gb/a/ gf/e/ | fg/f/ ef/e/ | d/c/B/A/ G/F/E/D/ | fa/g/ fe/d/ | gb/a/ gf/e/ f/a/f/d/ e/g/e/c/ | d2d2 :| |: ffef | ggfg | agfe | dA A2 | ffef | ggfg | agfe | d2d2 :|]

QUICK MARCH 15th REGIMENT. English, March (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The East Yorkshire Regiment was an infantry regiment of the line in the British Army, first raised in 1685 as Sir William Clifton's Regiment of Foot. In 1751, when the numerical system of designation of Regiments of Foot was adopted, it became the 15th Regiment of Foot and in 1782 the 15th (The Yorkshire East Riding) Regiment of Foot. The regiment fought in the French and Indian Wars under the command of the command of Lord Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. II), 1785; No. 107, p. 39.

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