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  • alan mair

    alan mair May 5, 2006, 8:37 a.m. (Message 45163)

    Re: The Gary Strathspey

    > I have the original music for it and The Old Barn Jig before
    > me as I write !!.
    > It was first danced on TV (the copyright is dated 1958) and the
    > frontispiece states STV's TOP Scottish Dance Programme.  I'm not
    > sure if it was The Kilt is My Delight or The White Heather Club.  I
    > rather suspect the latter as the picture is of a TV studio with all the
    > dancers and watchers and they are not formally dressed! Shirt
    > sleeves - I ask you!!  Of course it may be rehearsals but there are a
    > couple of sets and TKIMD was more dem style.
    
    I suggest it was probably "Jig Time" . Both TWHC ans TKIMD were BBC progs.
    I'm old enough to remember then all.
    
    Alan
    Cupar
    Fife
          

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