Fiddler Tommy McQueston (1902-2002) always called this tune "The Queen's Wedding". Most folks know it as "The Swallowtail" or "Pride Of The Ball" Tommy was born in Northern Ireland and came to Canada in the early 1920s. He kept playing into the 21st century.
It is played here by Tommy McQueston - fiddle, Kate Murphy - piano, Ian Bell - guitar. Recorded by Brian Pickell at Tommy's home in about 1980.
The transcription is by Shane Cook
|Title||Queen's Wedding (The) aka Swallowtail Reel|
|Subject||Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade Reels, Hornpipes, Strathspeys, Marches|
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