Subject: Other Music, Dance & Entertainments

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Gay Gordons Medley - Tommy McQueston

Tommy McQueston (1902-2002) plays four marches for the couple dance "The Gay Gordons". Tunes are: The Gay Gordons, The Lovet Scouts, Scotland's Farewell To Ireland, Athlone Highlanders. Just before he starts playing Sam McVandal brings him a bottle of be...

George Wade's Book of Square Dance Calls Only

Here are some selections from a slim volume (4.45" X 6.75" - 48 pages) of square dance Calls from George Wade, leader and caller of the famous Cornhuskers dance band. These are just a few of them. Some others are posted as senate entities. The table of co...

Gilderoy - Song

From a page in Ely Playter's Diary - the Ely Playter fonds F556, Archives of Ontario. Ely Playter (1776-1858) was a farmer, lumberman, militia officer, and member of the Upper Canada House of Assembly, who lived in and around York (Toronto). Judging by ...

GIRL I LOVE (THE) - Joseph Chisholm

Sung by Joseph Chisholm (born 1878) in St. Raphael's, Ontario. Recorded by George Proctor in 1960, for the National Museum of Man, Ottawa. The song details the courtship and marriage of a "jolly sailor boy". A match of which the bride's father does not ...

Harriston Quadrille Band Books

This is a set of tune books I found in a box at a flea market on The Bruce Peninsula (near the village of Mar) They all date to the 1880 and 90s. They seem to go together and two are companion volumes of a tune collection published for different instrumen...

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