King George strathspey

Also known as King George (V), King George V, Old King George V, The Old King George, The Old Kings.

There are 15 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with The King’s (lots of times), Calum Breugach (lots of times), The Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Society’s Welcome To The Shetland Islands (a few times), Captain Campbell (a few times) and King George IV (a few times).

King George has been added to 4 tune sets.

King George has been added to 77 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: King George
R: strathspey
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
F|:E<A,E>D E<A,A,>B,|C>ED>C B,<G,G,>F|
E<A,E>D EA,A,>C|B,>G, (3B,CD E<A,A,>F|
E<A,E>D E<A,A,>B,|C>ED>C B,<A,A,<B,|
A,>B,C>D E>DE<G|B,>G, (3B,CD E<A,A,>g||
|:f<de>B c>BA>a|g>ed<g B<GG>g|
f<de>B c>AB>G|A<aa>g a>ge>g|
f<de>B c>de>a|g>ed<g B<GG>A|
E>A A/A/A/ c>AB>G|A>g g/g/g/ a<AA2||
# Added by errik .

Four comments

I’m not sure if this tune is already here or not, but I learned it from Natalie MacMaster at a fiddle camp 2 years ago. It’s also on her ‘compilation’ album. She plays it in a knockout set of a march, 3 strathspeys, and 4 reels. Brilliant.

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Yeah, I know that tune.

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The two tunes have a very similar chord progression

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