Pigeon on the Gatepost (1)

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PIGEON ON THE GATEPOST [1]. AKA and see "Paddy on the Turnpike (1)." Canadian, Reel. Canada, Prince Edward Island. G Major/A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The given title is here a floater attached to the tune usually known as "Paddy on the Turnpike (1)." The melody is not related to either of the Irish reels called "Pigeon on the Gate."

Source for notated version: Lorin Simmons (fiddler from Prince Edward Island, 1930's) [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; Appendix No. 8, p. 575.

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