T: The Black Cock O' Whickham
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bgdg Bgdg|bgfa ~g3a|bgdg BgdB|AGAB cdga|
bgdg Bgdg|bgfa ~g3a|bgaf gedB|AGAB cABc||
Also known as The Black Cock Of Whickham.
There are 3 recordings of this tune.
The Black Cock O' Whickham has been added to 17 tunebooks.
This appears on a High Level Ranters recording paired with "We’ll All Away To Sunniside" https://thesession.org/tunes/3101, with Sunniside as the 1st tune in the set. I also play these 2 tunes together, but I play them the other way round, with this tune first.
A friend who comes from the very same Whickam tells me that there is a song by this name, to more or less the same tune.
Sounds like a reel setting of The Highlands of Banffshire https://thesession.org/tunes/9827.