Captain Keller’s reel

Also known as Black-Eyed Lassie, Captain Keeler, Captain Keller, Lowland Amusement.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

Captain Keller's has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Captain Keller's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
A|:B2d/c/B fBbB|B2d/c/B AFcA|B2d/c/B fBbB|1 cAFA BGG2:|2 cAFA BGG2||
DGBG dGBG|DGBG AFcA|DGBG dGBG|cAFA BGG2|
DGBG dGBG|DGBG AFcA|Bcde fefd|cAFA BGG2||
2
X: 2
T: Captain Keller's
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gdor
A|:B2d/c/B fdbd|B/B/B d/c/B AFcA|B2 d/c/B fdbd|1 cAFA BGG2:|2 cAFA BGG2||
DGBG dGBG|DGBG AFcA|DGBG dGBG|cAFA BGG2|
DGBG dGBG|DGBG AFcA|Bcd=e fefd|eafa bgg2||

Three comments

Captain Keller’s

Scottish Single Reel. Apparently the earliest printing of the tune is in Neil Stewart’s A Collection of the Newest and the Best Reels and Country Dances (1761). This setting is from the Kohler’s repository.