My Silly Auld Man

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 Theme code Index    5353 5316L
 Also known as    Before I was Married, Billy O'Rourke's Jig (1), Black Rogue (1), Come Under My Plaidie, Johnny MacGill, Johnnie McGill, Johnnie MacGill
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    F
 Accidental    1 flat
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Robert Riddell of Glenriddell
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Collection of Scotch Galwegian Border Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 10-13
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1794
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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