Joe Madden's Big Day

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JOE MADDEN'S BIG DAY. Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Falmouth, Massachusetts, musician Bill Black to commemorate the testimonial day of accordion player Joe Madden (1938-2008), in New York's Gaelic Park, in February, 1992. Joe was a carpenter by trade and was originally from Portumna, County Galway. He was the father of Cherish the Ladies flute player Joanie Madden, who herself was honored some 15 years later.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 152, p. 80.

Recorded sources: -

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