Subject: Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

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Lord Alexander's Reel

This reel by Abbie Andrews of Niagara Falls, Ontario became an instant hit when it was recorded by Andrews and was soon covered by Don Messer, Ned Landry and many others. The accordion player in this recording may well be a young Walter Ostanek. There is...

Mac Beattie & The Ottawa Melodiers - Clippings

Clippings from the Ottawa Journal about Mac Beattie and His Ottawa Valley Melodiers. These cover a span of years in the mid-late 20th century. See individual items for dates. From the Canadian Encyclopedia - Mac Beattie Mac (b John) Beattie (b McNab). S...

Maple Sugar

Ward Allen (1924-1965) was born in Kirkton, near London, Ont. The two-step "Maple Sugar" has been one of the most popular Ontario fiddle tunes since its introduction in the 1950s.

Mason's Apron - Square Dance

George Wade calls a square dance to the tune, "The Mason's Apron". George Wade and His Cornhuskers were an important Ontario dance band from the late 1920s into the 1950s. They played a mixture of music for both old-time and "modern" dancing. The books fr...

Mike Killoran & His Westerners

A Country band from the Sault Ste. Marie Area. Bud Schryer on fiddle.

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