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Subject: Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

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Tommy McQueston

Tommy McQueston (1902 - 2002) In the late 1970s and early 1980s I was lucky enough to be part of a trio with pianist Kate Murphy and legendary fiddler Tommy McQueston. We played for square dances in the Toronto area and at the Buttonville Women's Institut...

Uncle Jim - with piano accompaniment

This famous jig was credited to John Burt in (the piano player for George Wade and His Cornhuskers) in the the Jarman tune book below. This seems unlikely, since Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky had already beaten him to the punch. A version of "Uncle Jim" can be...

Waltz Promenade - Waltz Quadrille

The Waltz Promenade is also called the Waltz Quadrille. It is a singing square dance call which is still part of the old-time repertoire in 2017. It's played and called by George Wade and His Cornhuskers in the sound file linked below. There is also a ve...

Warm Stuff & The Crooked Stovepipe - George Wade & His Cornhuskers

A set of Tunes by George Wade and His Cornhuskers an Ontario dance band and radio act active from the late 1920s to the 1950s. "Warm Stuff" is sometimes known as "Pigtown Fling". "The Crooked Stovepipe" (by Jim Magill) is an Ontario staple. Over the years...

Whitefish In The Rapids

As popular today as it ever was, this great B flat tune is regarded as a classic of the Northern Ontario repertoire. At different times it has been attributed to both Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario fiddler Rene Cote and Michigan fiddler Henry Thorne (1841-1928...

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