Johnny Wagoner's Breakdown

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JOHNNY WAGGONER. AKA and see "Wagoner (1)," "Wagner's Hornpipe," "Tennessee Wagoner" and related tunes. Canadian, Breakdown. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Perlman (1996) suggests the tune was introduced to Prince Edward Island fiddlers by the Maritime radio and TV performer Don Messer.

Source for notated version: Angus McPhee (b. c. 1920, Mt. Stewart, Queen's County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 1. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 1, p. 4. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 120.

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