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JANET BEATON. Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Composed in the late 1940's by Cape Breton fiddler Angus Chisholm [1] (Inverness, Cape Breton, 1908-1979) for a member of the famous musical family of Mabou Coal Mines, Cape Breton.

The Cape Breton Symphony. Angus Chisholm is third from left.
Janet Beaton was playing the piano at a dance where Angus was composing the tune on the spot; she asked the name of the new tune and the fiddler christened it in her honor.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection), 1995; No. 211, p. 61. Susan Songer with Clyde Curley (Portland Collection, vol. 3), 2015; p. 106.

Recorded sources : - Cranford Publications CP-R2, "Jerry Holland Solo" (1988).

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [2]

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