The Thrums Cairn reel

By James Scott Skinner

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Thrums Cairn has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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X: 1
T: The Thrums Cairn
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
e|A/A/A cA e/e/e cA|agfe ^decA|E/E/E GB dece|BeAe GeEe|
A/A/A cA e/e/e cA|agfe ^decA|fdge afed|cABG Aefg||
aAce Aece|Aece aeca|bBdf Bfdf|Bfdf bfdb|
aAce Aece|A/A/A ce aAce|fdge afed|cABG A||

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The Thrums Cairn

A reel written by James Scott Skinner in 1908. Thrums is a poetic name for the Scottish town of Kirriemuir. The second half of the song sort of resembles his other tune Laird o’ Thrums.