Subject: Jack Hayes Tunes

24 entries.

Carm Oliver

Jack wasn't afraid to throw a melodic curve when he got the chance. This tune has a couple of interesting surprises. This is how Jack wrote it out but the midi file sounds a lot more "pointed" than I think he would have played it. I'd be inclined to smoot...

Carm Oliver's Waltz

A waltz by Jack Hayes - 1975 From a copy of Jack's original manuscript.

Cathy Murphy & Harbourfront Senior Citizen Roberts

A waltz written for Cathy (Kate) Murphy a piano and banjo player and step dancer who worked with Jack for many years and is still active in the Ontario folk music scene. A tune composed by Jack for the couple dance "The Roberts". There is a separate entr...

Cathy Murphy's Jig & Not A Tall Jig

Jack Hayes was a Toronto area square dance caller, fiddler and prolific composer of tunes. I believe he was born about 1912 and was a millwright / tool and die maker by trade. I played with him and for dances he called in the late 1970s and early 1980s. H...

Daughter Pettigrew

Waltz by Jack Hayes. I'm not sure to whom the title refers.

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