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OLD FAITHFUL. Canadian, March (cut time). Canada, Cape Breton. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Composed by the late Inverness, Cape Breton, fiddler Jerry Holland (1955-2009). The title refers perhaps to the Caledonia Coal Company mine near Little Glace Bay (Glace Bay) in which began operations in 1866. It was a productive, if small mine, and became known as Old Faithful.

Jerry Holland



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cranford (Jerry Holland's Collection), 1995; No. 124, p. 36.

Recorded sources: Fiddlesticks cass., Jerry Holland - "A Session with Jerry Holland" (1990). Wildcat Records WILDCD 101, Ronan Martin - "Ronan Martin" (2008).




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