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MOWING THE HAY . Canadian, Jig. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Ontario fiddler Ward Allen, who won contest after contest in the 1950's and who carved out a career for himself as a radio fiddler.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Ward Allen & King Ganam (Treasury of Canadian Fiddle Tunes), 1961.
Recorded sources: GRT Records SP 203, "Ward Allen Presents Maple Leaf Hoedown, vol. 1" (reissue). GRT Records 9230-1031, "The Best of Ward Allen" (1973). Sparton SP 203, Ward Allen - "Maple Leaf Hoedown" (1957). WRC8-6844, April Verch - "Fiddle Talk" (1995).
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Hear Ward Allen's 1957 recording on youtube.com