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MIST OVER THE LOCH. AKA - "Mist on the Loch." AKA and see “Merry Blacksmith (The),” “Devil's in Dublin (1) (The),” “Paddy on the Railroad.” Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of the tune usually known among Irish musicians as “Merry Blacksmith (The).” This version is similar to that recorded by Michael Coleman in 1921 as the second tune of the set on the recording “The Boys in the Lough.”

Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 136, p. 55.

Recorded sources: A & M Records 79602 2000-2, Ashley MacIsaac - “Close to the Floor” (1992). Breton Books and Records BOC 1HO, Winston “Scotty” Fitzgerald - “Classic Cuts” (reissue of Celtic Records CX 17). RC2000, George Wilson – “Royal Circus” (2,000).

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




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