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CENTENNIAL BREAKDOWN, THE. AKA – “Charlottetown’s Centennial Breakdown.” Canadian, Reel. B Flat Major ('A' part) & F Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The alternate title refers to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, named for Queen Victoria's grandmother (replacing the charming French name "Port la Joie").

Printed source: Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 17, p. 16.

Recorded source: Apex AL 1613, "The Best of Don Messer and His Islanders, vol. 6."

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