My Kindly Sweetheart reel

Also known as The Gentle Milkmaid, Jock Wilson’s Ball, Mo Chuachag ‘s Laghach Thu, Mo Chuachag Laghach, My Beloved You Are So Nice, My Gentle Milkmaid.

There are 13 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Grant’s Rant (a few times), Ruidhle Mo Nighean Donn (a few times), The Stuart’s Rant (a few times) and The Cat And The Dog (a few times).

My Kindly Sweetheart has been added to 4 tune sets.

My Kindly Sweetheart has been added to 67 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: My Kindly Sweetheart
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:B2d2 cBBc|B2c2 feef|B2d2 cB B2|cAAc fe e2:|
|:d2 fe dBAB|d2a2 feef|d2 fe dB A2|A2c2 feef:|
X: 2
T: My Kindly Sweetheart
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Bmin
|:B2d2 cBBc|B2d2 feef|B2d2 cB Bd|cAAc fe ef:|
|:d2 fe dBAB|d2ad feef|d2 fe dBBd|cAAA feef:|

Four comments

My Kindly Sweetheart

This goes well in a set with The Ale Is Dear.Transcribed from a Silly Wizard album.Johnny Cunningham will be sadly missed.

Ceol na Fidhle Vol. IV has a setting of this tune with the Gallic title, Mo Chuachag Laghach, translated as My Gentle Milkmaid:

M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Bmin
|:B2d2 cBBc|B2d2 feef|B2d2 cB Bd|cAAc fe ef:|
|:d2 fe dBAB|d2ad feef|d2 fe dBBd|cAAA feef:|

is it scottish or Irish?

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Re: My Kindly Sweetheart

It’s a Scottish Tune, I believe.