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OH GEE!. American, French-Canadian, Irish; Reel Set. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'A"A"'B"B"'. A medley of Irish reels (including, as the last tune, "Maid Behind the Bar (1) (The)") recorded in 1920 on an Edison Cylinder by Brooklyn, New York, accordion player John J. "Dutch" Kimmel (1866-1942), noted for his playing of Irish tunes.

John J. Kimmel

. It was one of his most popular recordings.



Source for notated version: French-Canadian button accordion player Philippe Bruneau (Québec) [Bégin].

Printed sources: Bégin (Philippe Bruneau), 1993; No. 42, p. 64.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at: Hear Kimmel's 1920 recording at the Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project [1]




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