Johnny Wilmot's Jig

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JOHNNY WILMOT'S JIG. AKA - "Johnny Wilmot." Canadian, Jig. Canada, Cape Breton. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). Composed by Cape Breton fiddler Johnny Wilmot (1916-1993), whose style was a mixture of Irish and Scottish influences from both musical communities on the island. He learned 'Northside Irish' tunes from his uncles Joe Confiant and Henry Fortune, as well as Scottish repertoire from Inverness County.

Johnny Wilmot



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




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