Professor Blackie reel

Also known as Professor J S Blackie, Professor J S Blackie, Edinburgh.

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

Professor Blackie has been added to 22 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Professor Blackie
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
A,2[|D4F2D2|FEDC D2FA|d4c2d2|B2d2A4|
B4G2B2|A2d2F2A2|G4B,3D|C2E2A,2B,C|
D4F2D2|FEDC D2FA|d4c2d2|B2d2A4|
B4G2B2|A2d2 cBAG|F2A,2F3E|D6|]
g2[|f4d2f2|e2a2c2e2|d4B2d2|c2e2A2=c2|
B4G2B2|A2d2F2A2|G2B2E2G2|C2E2A,2g2|!
f4d2f2|e2a2c2e2|d2c2B2d2|c2e2A2=c2|
B4G2B2|A2d2 cBAG|F2A,2F3E|D6|]
A,2[|D4F2D2|FEDC D2FA|dfed cedc|BdcB A4|
BcdB GFGB|ABcd FADF|GB,EG FA,DF|EA,CE AGFE|
D4F2D2|FEDC D2FA|dfed cedc|BdcB A4|
BcdB GFGB|ABcd cBAG|F2A,2F3E|D6|]
g2[|fgfe defd|efed cdec|dedc BcdB|cdea ceA=c|
BcdB GABG|ABcd FADF|GABG EFGE|CDEC A,Acg|
fgfe defd|ef^ga ceAc|dedc BcdB|cdea ceA=c|
BcdB GABG|ABcd cBAG|F2A,2F3E|D6|]

Three comments

Professor Blackie

I’ve always loved playing this. Skinner variously called it a "pastoral-march" and a "melody" indicating, I believe, that it’s a listening tune rather than a functional dance tune.

Professor Blackie

Very good tune for a Gay Gordons.