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X: 1 T: Reel \`a Ti-Jean S: from Aim\'e Gagnon O: Quebec R: reel Z: 2008 John Chambers <> S: printed page from Debby Knight M: C| L: 1/8 K: D ABc \ | "D"dBAF D2d2 | "A7"cdec "D"d3A | "G"BAFD "Em"E2d2 | "A7"cdec "D"dABc | | "D"dBAF D2d2 | "A7"cdec "D"defg | "D"abaf "G"gfed | "A7"cABc "D"d :| |: cde \ | "D"fdad fdad | faaf afdf | "C"e=cgc ecgc | egge ge=ce | | "D"fdad fdad | faaf afdf | "G"g3g gbag | "A7"fgec "D"d :|

REEL À TI JEAN. French-Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Reel à Ti-Jean" is from the playing and teaching of Aimé Gagnon (1921-1997)of St-Louis-de-Lotbinière. Quebec. The name Ti-Jean, or 'Little John', is a term of affection. The influential Montreal fiddler Jean Carignan's nickname was 'Ti-Jean'.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Songer (The Portland Collection, vol. 2), 2005; p. 205.

Recorded sources : - MSCD-001, Mauvais Sort ‎– "Sans Dessus Dessous" (2000). Voyager VRCD 342, Rodney Miller – “Rodney Miller’s All-Round Collection of Jigs, Reels and Country Airs” (learned from Aimé Gagnon).

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