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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...

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...

Mel Brown - Emo, Ontario 1940s

A Photo of Mel Brown, submitted by his son Rodney Brown, a singer songwriter from Thunder Bay. "Mel Brown [was] from Emo where this was taken..Rainy River Region - Fort Frances area - didn't know him then as I wasn't born yet but imagine he played at par...

Mennonite Shape Note Singing - The Star of Bethlehem

When I was spending time with old-order Mennonite singers in the early 1990s, we sometimes sang from this book. It's the only of their books I ran across that has songs in it that are are not psalms or hymns. It was originally published in the US in 1889 ...

Mike Killoran & His Westerners

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

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