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JIMMY MACKINNON OF SMELT BROOK. AKA - "Jimmy McKinnon of Smelt Brook." AKA and see "Scotch Cove Jig." Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Composed by Cape Breton fiddler Winston Fitzgerald [1] (1914-1987).

Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald

Source for notated version: Joseph Doucette (b. 1910, Deblois Road, West Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 203, p. 79. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 123. Welling (Welling's Hartford Tune Book), 1976; p. 25 (appears as 1st tune of "Scotch Cove Medley").

Recorded sources: Breton Books and Records BOC 1HO, Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald - "Classic Cuts" (reissue of Celtic Records CX44).

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

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