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OLD JOE SIFE'S REEL. AKA and see "Farrell O'Gara's Favorite Reel," "Last Night in Leadville," "Last Night's Fun (1)," "Macroom Lasses," "Pretty Jane's Reel," "Stick it in the Ashes." American, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Lasses (The)" is a Cape Breton name for the tune, recorded, for example, by fiddler Troy McGillivray (Antigonish County).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 30. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 56.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Hear/see the tune played by fiddler Vi Wickham on youtube.com [2]




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