Miss Lyall reel

Also known as Miss E Lyall, Miss Lyall’s.

There are 21 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Drummer (a few times), The King’s (a few times), Lucy Campbell (a few times) and MacKinnon’s Other Rant (a few times).

Miss Lyall has been added to 4 tune sets.

Miss Lyall has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Miss Lyall
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
BA | G2 B2 d2 g2 | bbba g4 | G2 B2 d2 g2 | fffe d4 |
D2 F2 A2 d2 | fffe d4 | D2 F2 A2 c2 | BBBA G2 BA |
G2 B2 d2 g2 | bbba g4 | G2 B2 d2 g2 | fffe d4 |
D2 F2 A2 d2 | fffe d4 | d2 fedc BA | G2 G2 G2 Bc |]
d4 e2 d2 | B4 c2 B2 | G4 A2 G2 | E8 |
D2 F2 A2 d2 | fffe d4 | D2 F2 A2 c2 | BBBA G2 Bc |
d4 e2 d2 | B4 c2 B2 | G4 A2 G2 | E8 |
D2 F2 A2 d2 | fffe d4 | d2fe dcBA | G2 G2 G2 |]

Two comments

Miss Lyall

Unrelated to other tunes of this name that are already posted to session.org.

My transcription is taken directly from the handwritten tunebook of the late Hugh Blake (box player).

Hugh didn’t cite the source of this tune.

Correct title

The correct title is Miss E Lyall and it was composed by Aberdeenshire accordionist Eddie Edmonds for his future wife.