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Subject: Ontario Fiddle Hit Parade

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Black Velvet Waltz

A favourite Ontario waltz attributed to Ross ("Rossie") Mann who played fiddle with the "Ranch Boys" on the CKNX Barndance radio show from Wingham Ontario. The tune is said to have been named after the popular Black Velvet brand of Canadian whisky which f...

Buck Fever Rag

A great fiddle rag by Ottawa Valley fiddler, Reg Hill. Reg Hill was born in Brockville, but moved to Avonmore. Reg learned the fiddle from his mother but also played guitar, drums, sax and piano. Reg played his first square dance at age 15. and a later,...

Canadian Breakdown - with piano accompaniment.

Jim Magill. Fiddler, composer, b Northern Ireland 1902, d Toronto 28 Jan 1954. Jim Magill moved to Toronto in the early 1930s and worked in the CNR's telegraph department for 20 years. A skilful and admired oldtime fiddler, Magill performed with his ban...

Canadian Four Step

Rudy Meeks is a fiddler from Orillia Ontario who has won both the Shelburne and Grand Masters fiddle contests. I'm not sure where this manuscript copy of his Canadian Four Step came from. I've had it for years. There is a link below to a neat bit of old ...

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...

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