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X: 1 T:Poppy Jig, The R:Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 Z:Bruce Osborne K:C A/B/|c2G E2A|G2E C3|B,CD G,A,B,|C2A G2A/B/| c2G E2A|G2E C3|B,CD G,A,B,|C3 C2:| K:G |:B,/C/|D2G B2G|E2G c2A|F2d d^cd|edB G2B,/C/| D2G B2G|E2G c2A|F2A DEF|G3 G2:|

POPPY, THE. Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). C Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The CBC Program Schedule (Prairie Region) for Wednesday, Jan. 2nd, 1946, announced: "The Poppy Jig"--a brand new number by Don Messer, makes its deut on tonight's [Don Messer and His Islanders 5:00PM] program. Other numbers include "Lady Gardiner," "Texas Quickstep," "The Lamplighter's Hornpipe," with Charlie Chamberlain singing "At Mail Call Today" and "Roll Along, Prairie Moon."

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Printed sources : - Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 82. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 140, p. 89.

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