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Strathspey & reel
Captain Francis Wemyss/Mrs Francis Wemyss

Captain Francis Wemyss

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A strathspey and a reel taken from Kerr's Merry Melodies (c1875). The strathspey has travelled to Ireland and turned into a reel known as The Bog Carrot. Captain Francis Wemyss shot himself in Paris in 1817 after losing heavily at cards.



This set is part of my Scottish Collection of tunes; for others, check out the Scottish Collection Index


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