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HUGHIE JIM PAUL'S REEL. Canadian, Reel. Canada; Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Cape Breton musician Joan MacDonald Boes. She was born in Foot Cape, Inverness County, and played piano with the Detroit-based Five MacDonald Fiddlers.

Source for notated version: Kenny Chaisson (b. 1947, Bear River, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island; now resident of Rollo Bay) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 4, p. 2. Martin & Hughes (Ho-ro-gheallaidh, vol. 2), 1998. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 91.

Recorded sources: Jerry Holland – "Master Cape Breton Fiddler" (1982).

See also listings at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]

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