Colonel Mercer of Aldie's
COLONEL MERCER OF ALDIE'S. Scottish, Strathspey. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune was printed by Malcolm MacDonald of Dunkeld in his 2nd Collection, dedicated to the Earl of Breadalbane.
Printed Source: MacDonald (A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1789; p. 9.
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