Subject: Grenville Hall Collection

30 entries.

Abbie's Favourite Jig

A tune by Abbie Andrews, leader of the "Canadian Ranch Boys". The Ranch Boys were a dance band from the Niagara Peninsula which included Andrews on fiddle and a teenaged Walter Ostenek on accordion. They released a number of 78s. The recording linked belo...

About Grenville Hall

GRENVILLE HALL – via Barry Hall (son) Huntsville Ontario b. 1930 d. 2008 About Grenville Hall My folks (my mom Noreen, was the part of the duo – chording on the piano) attended many fiddle music events – mostly in Ontario – especially in the 80’s and 90...

About Grenville Hall

Grenville Hall (1930-2015) was a fiddler and amateur fiddle maker and repairman from Huntsville Ontario. My friend Joan Weed used to play music with him sometimes. After his death Joan ended up with a few boxes of his fiddles, fiddle parts, luthiers tools...

Algonquin Waltz

A waltz that was also a song written and recorded by Earl Heywood (1917-2006). Heywood was one of the stars of the CKNX Barndance radio shows out of Wingham. Manuscript (photocopy) from from the Grenville Hall binder of Waltzes.

Anne Marie Waltz

A waltz by Mark W. Moore of Sarnia. From a Manuscript page (photocopy) in the Grenville Hall book of waltzes. According to Ed Whitcomb: "Mark Moore learned to play fiddle in 1938 and joined a group called "Smokey Joe and His Tune-Wranglers" in 1946. He la...

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