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Highlandman (The)

This strathspey comes from the playing of Altan, they recorded it on their first album. I remember hearing this tune at a great session down in Miltown Malbay during the Willie Clancy Summer School.

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T:Highlandman, The
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L:1/8
K:Amix
|:A2 A2 B/c/d ec|AB ce dB GB|A2 A2 B/c/d eg|af ge dB GB:||
|:=cg ~g2 af ge|=ce ge dB GB|=cg ~g2 af gb|af ge dB GB:||

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