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NAMES ESCAPE ME. Canadian, Reel. Canada, Prince Edward Island. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Composed by Rollo Bay, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island, fiddler Kenny Chaisson (b. 1947), member of a fiddling family famous in the area. Brother Kevin Chaisson came up with the title to tease those who continually request tune titles. Ken Perlman (1996) states the tune is becoming a standard in the area.

Source for notated version: Peter Chaisson, Jr. (B. 1942, Bear River, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 51.

Recorded sources: JJC001CA, J.J. Chaisson - "In The ‘Genes’" (1997).




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