I first heard this jig played by Donald MacLellan. In the 1960s it was popularized by a Dan Joe MacInnis recording and more recently it has been associated with David Greenberg
i. Bremner, 1757 ii. Neil Stewart, 1761 as Sailor Laddie. iii. Lowes, c. 1845 iv. Dan Joe MacInnis, LP. c.1963.. v. David Greenberg, Bach Meets Cape Breton, CD, 1995
Addenda - Tunes like this, one that had been inadvertantly left out of the printed/published edition of The Cape Breton Scottish Collection, will be added to future digital editions of that book.
last update 5/13/14