Paul de Grae wrote:
> One of the songs I used to sing as a little fella was "Hieland
> Laddie", which begins "Was you ever in Quebec?". I learned
> it from a Pete Seeger songbook which I still have somewhere,
> and I think it's originally a Scottish march tune.
Oh, yes -- but the tune I have heard Scottish pipe bands play in their
standard repertoire as "Hieland Laddie" is not quite the one Paul posted, but
instead is the one played at ceili dances as "The High-Cauled Cap." I had
previously come across it only as a pipe band march.