Rough Scotsman (The)

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ROUGH SCOTSMAN (THE). American, Reel (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "The Rough Scotsman" was in the repertoire of fiddler Elijah "Lige" Enloe (1868-1925), of Cole County, Missouri, on the northern edge of the Ozarks Mountains region. He was a renowned dance fiddler who played throughout the region, and who was a major influence on his son Lymon's playing.

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Source for notated version: -

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Recorded sources: - Grey Eagle Records 101, Lyman Enloe – “Now That’s a Good Tune” (1989, various artists. Learned from his father, Elijah "Lige" Enloe, in the 1930’s).

See also listing at:
Hear Enloe's recording at Slippery Hill [1]

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