Subject: Other Music & Dance

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CKNX Wingham Barn Dance

CKNX Barn Dance The CKNX Barn Dance, " 'Canada's Largest Travelling Barn Dance was a radio show heard on Saturday nights between 1937-63 on CKNX, Wingham, Ont. It was loosely based on American barn dance shows like "The Grand Old Opry". The CKNX Barn Danc...

Country & Western Family Band - Norfolk County

An unidentified (believe me, I've tried!) Country & Western family band from Norfolk County - 1950s. Originally collected by Mike Lipowski for the Delhi Museum

Dance Advertisements - Oshawa Area 1934-52

A Selection of ads from newspapers in the Oshawa, Bowmanville area for "old-time" dances by local groups. 1934-1952

Dear Old Donegal

The melody of a singing square dance call of the same name, transcribed from memory and learned by osmosis in the 1980s from Walter Coburn, Jack Hayes and other callers. It seems to be a relatively recent "stage Irish" tune written by Steve Graham, and po...

Devil's Dream - George Wade & His Cornhuskers

A 1931 recording of GeorgeWade and His Cornhuskers playing the venerable Scottish reel "Devil's Dream" (aka "Devil Among The Tailors") There are a million different ways to play this tune - and this is one of them. The printed version below - from the Cor...

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