Off She Goes to Miramichi (1)
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OFF SHE GOES TO MIRAMICHI . Canadian, Jig. Canada; Maritimes. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The New Brunswick town of Miramichi is pronounced "mi-ra-meh-SHEE". Miramichi is also a bay and river on the east coast of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. A country dance called "Off She Goes to Miramichi" is recorded in an old history of Lanark County, eastern Ontario.
Source for notated version: Jimmy O'Connor (b. c. 1935, Murray River, South Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].
Printed sources: Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 137.