The Down Express reel

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X: 1
T: The Down Express
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amin
e2|A2 A2 ABcd|e2 a2 A3 c|B2 d2 G3 c|BcdB GABG|
A2 A2 ABcd|e2 a2 A3 c|B2 d2 GABG|A4 A2:|
e2|a2 a2 e^gab|a2 a2 e3 ^f|g2 g2 GABc|d2 B2 G4|
a2 a2 e^gab|a2 a2 e3 d|c3 d edcB|A4 A2
e2|a2 a2 e^gab|a2 a2 e3 ^f|g2 g2 GABc|d2 B2 G3 B|
A2 A2 ABcd|e2 a2 A3 c|B2 d2 GABG|A4 A2||

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The Down Express

I’ve heard a few Scottish dance bands play this, but I don’t know its origin. This setting is from accordionist John Carmichael.