Source of Helen of Kirkconnel
In response to Gedpipes’s request for this tune, I got it from the JC tunefinder site
It is of course not a barndance but an air.
(Fair) Helen of Kirkconnel
I’ve not heard the track on Emily Smith’s CD ‘A day like today’ but I think it’s the same tune, so I’ve added the alternative name to the list - correct me if not, please.
The version by Emily Smith is very different. But then she put the words to a tune of her own which goes something like this:
(Don’t know the key so I’ve just put it in D.)