Grant Lamb's Breakdown
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GRANT LAMB'S BREAKDOWN. AKA - "Grant Lamb's Reel." AKA and see "Brid Harper's (1)." Canadian, Breakdown. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Manitoba farmer and fiddler Grant Lamb (1915-1981) in 1952.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 14, p. 15.
Recorded sources: Canadian Cavalcade – CCLP 2003, Don Messer Family - "Down East." Rodeo RLP 38, Don Messer & His Islanders - "25th Anniversary Album" (1958). Voyager VRLP 312-S, Grant Lamb - "Tunes from Home" (1974). Gerry Robichaud - "More Down East Fiddling" (1992).
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Hear Don Messer's recording on youtube.com