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JOAN BEATON'S REEL. Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was composed by Mabou, Cape Breton, fiddler Kinnon Beaton. It has gathered some currency among modern Cape Breton fiddlers.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Beaton (Beaton Collection), 2000; p. 126.

Recorded sources: Smithsonian Folkways Records, SFW CD 40507, The Beaton Family of Mabou – "Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music" (2004).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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