Annotation:Avalanche (2)

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AVALANCHE [2] (Lancashire) CLOG). American, Clog. A Major. Standard tuning. AABB. Composed by F.A. Morrison. Al Smitley suggests it is possible the tune may have been named for the clipper ship Avalanche, a name that appears in American Clipper Ships 1833-1858 by Howe and Matthews.

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; pg. 119. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; pg. 158.