Da Foostra reel

Also known as Lucky Can You Link Ony.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Da Foostra has been added to 1 tune set.

Da Foostra has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Da Foostra
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Fmaj
|:d2gf dfgd|f/f/f fd cdfc|d2gf dfg2|fdcA AGG2:|

Four comments

Da Foostra

from Grainne Hambly And William Jackson recording: “Music From Ireland & Scotland”

Re: Da Foostra

also on The Sliver Bow by Aly Bain & Tom Anderson

Re: Da Foostra

Any idea what the names for this tune refer to?

Re: Da Foostra

It was played by a Shetland fiddler called James Smith in the 19th century. His son wrote it down and named it “Da Foostra” after a sunken rock off the island of Unst. “Fuster” is apparently an old Shetland word meaning ‘foaming sea’. From the band “Da Fustra” who named themselves after the tune.