Annotation:Macdougall's Polka

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MACDOUGALLS (POLKA), THE. AKA and see "Westville Polka." Canadian, Polka. A Major ('A' part) & E Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A well-traveled polka melody that appears in a variety of genres. The tune was played by fiddler Ben Guillemette (Sanford, Maine) in John Bishop's movie "New England Fiddles" (1984), and was in the repertoire of Pennsylvania fiddler Jehile Kirkhuff, who called it "Westville Polka."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 58.

Recorded sources : - Fretless Records 132, "Ron West: Vermont Fiddler." RCA Victor 55-3277, Ned Landry and his New Brunswick Lumberjacks. Victor LCP 1001, Ned Landry and his New Brunswick Lumberjacks - "Bowing the Strings with Ned Landry."

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