Subject: Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

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The Old Box Stove - Ward Allen

A jig in F and B flat, attributed to Ward Allen

Timbertown - Peter Dawson

I great reel by the legendary Ottawa valley fiddler Peter Dawson. I transcribed this off the YouTube video linked below. I'm not convinced I got every note right, but I think it's a fair approximation.

Timbertown - Reel

A great reel by Ottawa Valley fiddler Peter Dawson. Date on tune is a guess. It came out on a cassette in 1981.

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...

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