Popularized by the teaching of Buddy MacMaster. He recorded it on Cape Breton Tradition. It can also be heard on Natalie MacMaster's Compilation CD

First published in Elias Howe's Collection 1867, the same key F notation was re-published in Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883. It was published by Bulmer and Sharpley in 1975 as The Smell of the Bog in the key of G

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