BONNYBRIDGE. Scottish, Strathspey. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Martin): AABB (Kerr). Bonnybridge is a town in Falkirk, located on the Bonny Water and the Forth and Clyde Canal. It developed in the 19th Century to feed industrialization in the area, which included a paper mill, saw mill and iron foundries.
Printed sources: Kerr (Merry Melodies), vol. 3; No. 113, p. 14. Martin (Ceol na Fidhle), vol. 3, 1988; p. 45.
X:1 T:Bonnybridge M:C L:1/8 R:Strathspey S:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 3, No. 113 (c. 1880's) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A a<a e>d c<A A>c | d<d B>A G<E E>D | C>EA>G F<F d>B | (3GAB E>d c<A Ae :| |: (3cde A>=G F<D D>c | (3cde B>A G<E E>G | (3ABc (3Bcd (3cde (3def | e<a e>d c<A Ae :||
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