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Set 40: The Dark Island
The Dark Island

The Dark Island

This set is part of the following collections:


Dark Island with double stops:

Originally named Dr MacKay's Farewell to Creagorry, this tune was composed by Iain McLachlan of Benbecula. It was later used for a BBC radio programme called 'The Dark Island' and was instantly popular. At least three sets of words were written to the tune in the 1960s.

This set and other tunes played at Scottish Sessions can be found in The Scottish Slow Session Volume 3, available from my Online Store.

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |