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  The Smith's a Gallant Fireman

The title harks back to the time when every village had a smithy and a blacksmith. The smith was often called upon to put out any local fires. The tune has also been called Carrick's Rant and is one of the best-known Strathspeys in the Scottish fiddle tradition. Its first appearance in print was in 1791 in John Anderson's "Second Collection of New Highland Strathspey Reels", since which it has steadily gained popularity.

The Irish imported a lot of Scottish reels and Strathspeys and gave them different names. The Smith's a Gallant Fireman can be found as a reel in O'Neill's Dance Music of Ireland under the title More Luck to Us.
Set:   Burning of the Piper's Hut/The Smith's a Gallant Fireman

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The Smith's a Gallant Fireman
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Smith's a Gallant