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  The Shakin's o' the Pocky

The Shakin's o' the Pocky is what Skinner called a 'solo Strathspey', more commonly called a 'slow Strathspey' (made for listening rather than dancing). The tune was actually a collaboration between Skinner and his one-time teacher, the great Peter Milne (1824-1908) - rated by Skinner as "one of the finest native musicians that Scotland ever produced". Milne wrote many fine tunes, although there are only about 30 that we know about. Perhaps his most well-known is John McNeill's Reel, also known as Big John McNeill.

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The Shakin's o' the Pocky
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