Subject: Other Music, Dance & Entertainments

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Beamsville Banjo Quartet

Banjo Quartet in front of Barbershop with a bugler. Are they rehearsing for the "Christmas Entertainment" advertised on the poster in the window? The video link below is a tune played on an instrument of a similar vintage (Lyon & Healy "Mystic" 1895) ...

Beautiful Child Of The Street

A Song from The Irving Five Cent Collection. See link for details

Black Hawk Waltz

An Ontario couple dance. The tune is Black Hawk Waltz, originally an American piano piece written in 1877 by Mary E. Walsh.

Boring For Oil - "Square" Jim MacDonald

LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED - This is a bawdy song. "Square" Jim MacDonald (1888-1970) was a commercial fisherman in Port Dover, Ontario. This song was recorded at a party in Port Dover in about 1960. It is all double entendres and sexual metaphors in ...

Burns Centennial Festival 1859 - Songs, Tunes Speakers

This amazing document from Toronto, is a broadside advertising a Burns Supper at St. Lawrence Hall in 1859. That year was the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns. The original is in the Toronto Public reference Library. Check the "eve o...

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