Anselm writes: | You can get a book by the late Nan Main called `The Ashley Album', which | contains music for a bunch of Miscellany (actually `99 more SCD') dances | including `Sandy o'er the Lea'. The suggested tune is `Kincorth Brig' by | Adam Allardyce. There is a school of thought which considers the music | in this book at least semi-official for the dances in question -- and | indeed Kincorth Brig, a nice tune for sure, is what Muriel Johnstone | chose as the lead tune for the single published recording of Sandy that | exists -- but then of course Susie is just as free to pick `Auld Luckie' | (another nice and popular tune) as Nan M. is to pick `Kincorth Brig'.
... | (I'm sending you a copy of `Kincorth Brig' in private e-mail.)
Hey, if it's a nice tune, as you say, you should share it with
the rest of us, too ...
What if the Hoky Poky really IS what it's all about?