The Lassie With The Yellow Petticoat reel

Also known as The Lass With The Yellow Coat, The Lassie Wi The Yellow Coatie, Lassie Wi’ The Yellow Coatie, Lassie With The Yellow Coatie, The Lassie With The Yellow Coatie, Nighean Aig A Chota Bhuidhe.

There are 10 recordings of this tune.

The Lassie With The Yellow Petticoat has been added to 19 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Lassie With The Yellow Petticoat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
~D3 F A2 d2|BA d2 BA d2|1~D3 F A2 d2|BAdB AF E2:|2~D3 F ABdB|BAdB AF E2||
FAAB dABA|AdA=c BAdA|FAAB dABA|1AdFB AF E2:|2DAdB AF E2||
X: 2
T: The Lassie With The Yellow Petticoat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2 GB degd | e/e/e gd e>deg | G/G/G GB degd | e/f/g dB AG E2 :|
gabg aegd | Bdde =f>ged | gabg aegd | e/f/g dB A>G E2 :|
X: 3
T: The Lassie With The Yellow Petticoat
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2 GB degd | e2 gd edeg | BGGB degd | egdB AG E2 :|
gabg af g2 | Bdde =fged | gabg af g2 | egdB AG E2 :|

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The Lassie Wi the Yellow Coatie

The second setting above is from Bremner’s Collection from the 1750s. The tune is also popular in the Scottish Dance Band circuit, and the third setting is from the Jim Mcleod Band.