Pappy Daily's Breakdown
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PAPPY DAILY’S BREAKDOWN. Canadian, Reel. B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Ottawa fiddler Ward Allen (1924-1965), who won contest after contest in the 1950’s and who carved out a career as a radio fiddler.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Allen & Ganam (Ward Allen & King Ganam's Treasury of Canadian Fiddle Tunes), 1961.
Recorded sources: Sparton 4-823R (45 RPM), Ward Allen (1959). Sparton Records SP 213, “Ward Allen Presents Maple Leaf Hoedown, vol. 3” (1962). WRC8-6844, April Verch - "Fiddle Talk" (1995).
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