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WILLIE WILL YOU E'ER RETURN? (Uilleachan, an tig thu chaoidh). Scottish, Slow Strathspey. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "This is also and ancient air, usually sung as a rant, but the editor's progenitor sang it slow and accented, and he is informed Neil [sic] Gow performed it in that style, although he never published it" [Fraser].

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816; No. 210, p. 86.

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