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X:1 T:Quick March 8th Regiment M:6/8 L:1/8 R:March B:Aird – Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1 (1782, No. 38, p. 14) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G gfe dBc|ded def|gfe def|gdB A2G| gfe dBc|dedef|gfe dgd|BGG G2:| |:BGG cAA|BGG AFD|BGG cAA|BGB d2g| BGG cAA|BGB def|gfe dgd|BGG G2:|]

QUICK MARCH 8th REGIMENT. English, March (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The 8th Foot [1] was raised in 1665. At the time of Glasgow publisher James Aird's Selection, vol. 1 was printed in 1782, the 8th Foot was in Canada, its companies dispersed along the Great Lakes, the border with the the United States, and in the western frontier. The regiment returned to England in 1785.

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Printed sources : - Aird (Selection of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, vol. 1), 1782; No. 38, p. 14.

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