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Farewell To Whisky

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 2/4/2011
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Notes: This often gets played fast, as a reel, but was intended as a lament. Composed by the Scottish fiddler Niel Gow when, after a poor harvest, no barley was permitted to be used for distilling.

1 comment

dennism Says:
Monday, November 18, 2013 @6:48:57 PM
The name of the Scots spirit is spelled "whisky." So too Canadian and Japanese. The Americans and Irish spell it "whiskey."

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