My Home Town waltz

By John MacLellan

There are 5 recordings of this tune.

My Home Town has been added to 1 tune set.

My Home Town has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: My Home Town
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A de|f3 a f/>e/d|B3 d cB|A2 d2 d/>e/f|e3 a ag|
f3 a f/>e/d|B3 d cB|A2 d/>e/f e>d|d3:|
|:A d/>e/f|g2 g2 fe|f2 e2 a>f|e2 ed fA|B3 A A>B|
d3 a f/>e/d|B3 d cB|A2 d/>e/f e>d|d3:|
2
X: 2
T: My Home Town
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:Ade|"D"f2 fa f/e/d|"G"B2 Bd cB|"D"A2 d2 d/e/f|"A"e3 aag|
"D"f2 fa f/e/d|"G"B2 B/c/d cB|"D"A2 d/e/f "A"e>d|"D"d3:|
|:"D"A d/e/f|"G"g2 g2 fe|"D"f2 d2 af|"A"e3 dfA|"Bm"B3 AAB|
"D"d2 da f/e/d|"G"B2 B/c/d cB|"D"A2 d/e/f "A"e>d|"D"d3:|

Two comments

My Home Town

This is actually a retreat from one of the masters of the genre, John MacLellan (Dunoon), also responsible for Lochanside, The Highland Brigade at Magersfontein and The Bloody Fields of Flanders.

The original has two crotchets/quarter notes at the start of the first and fifth bars of the first part and fifth bar of the second part but, as set here with a dotted crotchet/quarter and a quaver/eighth, is how I hear it usually played (but I’m not a piper).

My Home Town, X:2

Can’t remember where I first heard this setting but I transcribed it into ABC notation myself.