The Old Peat Road jig

Also known as Da Auld Peat Röd.

The Old Peat Road has been added to 6 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Old Peat Road
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amin
|: EAA ABc | BAG A2 A | DGG GFG | Bge dBG |
EAA ABc | BAG A2 f |edc dcB | A6 :|
aga ecA | gfg dBG | aga ecA | def gfg |
aga ecA | gfg dBG | edc dcB | A3 A2 e ||
aga ecA | gfg dBG | aga ecA | def gfg |
EAA ABc | BAG A2 f |edc dcB | A6 ||

Seven comments

Da Auld Peat Rod

Composed by Tom Anderson

That’s "Rod" as in Road

I don’t know where the umlaut is

Da Auld Peat Röd


Thanks Tom - that’s it


You can put the umlaut in by cutting and pasting the one above and going to "edit details" to edit the title.

Umlaut inserted

Fantastic - thanks Doctor

S: / B: "The Ringing Strings: Traditional Shetland Music and Dance"

by Tom Anderson
Published by The Shetland Times, Ltd., Lerwick, 1983

Page 25: "Da Auld Peat Röd" ~ Tom Anderson, 1974

"A little 6/8 tune composed in 1974 when walking along the track to where Tom’s family used to cut their supply of peats for the winter firing."