Annotation:Bachelor's Jig (1)

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BACHELOR'S JIG. Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. The tune was recorded by Cape Breton fiddler Joe MacLean in the 1960's. Paul Stewart Cranford writes that some contend the 'bachelor' of the title was fiddler Duncan MacQuarrie, and that it may be a Cape Breton composition.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Caplan, Cape Breton's Magazine, no. 43, 1986.

Recorded sources : - Rounder 82161-7032-2, Bill Lamey – "From Cape Breton to Boston and Back: Classic House Sessions of Traditional Cape Breton Music 1956-1977" (2000).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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