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X: 1 T: Scotty O'Neil C: Bob McQuillen 1973 M: C| Z: R: reel F: K: D AG| "D"F2D2 A2F2| "G"dedc BABc| "D"d2A2 G2F2| "A"F2 E4 AG| "D"F2D2 A2F2| "G"dedc BABc| "D"d2A2 "A"ABAG| "D"F2 D4 :| |:AG| "D"F2A2 f2e2| "G"d2c2 B3c| "D"d2A2 G2F2| "A"F2 E4 AG| "D"F2D2 f3e| "G"dedc BABc| "D"d2A2 "A"ABAG| "D"F2 D4 :|

SCOTTY O'NEILL. American, Polka or Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Peterborough, New Hampshire, contra dance musician and composer Bob McQuillen (1924-2014) in 1973 for a friend ("with love to Becky and Scott"). McQuillen was an industrial arts teacher, weight-lifting coach and bus driver in Peterborough and later a police chief of Dublin, New Hampshire. "Scotty O'Neill" was his first tune, named for a student and family friend who had died a tragic death in a motorcycle accident. McQullen went on to compose over 1000 more tunes.

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Recorded sources: - Green Linnet SIF 1028, Applejack with Bob McQuillen - "Contra Dance Music New England Style" (1980).

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