Reel de Drummondville

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REEL DE DRUMMONDVILLE. French-Canadian, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. "Reel de Drummondville" was recorded in 1945 for Starr Records by Jean Ludger Foucault (1915-1989), a partially sighted musician from the Mauricie region, Quebec, who sang and played harmonica (musique à bouche) on a rack while accompanying himself on guitar. The melody was also the repertoire of Gaspésie musician Yvon Mimeault (b. 1928, Mont-Louis), who learned from Ti-Noir Joyal of Drummondvile.

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Recorded sources: - Carnaval C-519, Jean Ludger Foucault - "La chanson de l'aveugle" (1968). Starr 16638-A, Jean Ludger Foucalt (1945). Trans-World TWW-5531, Gérard ‘Ti-Noir” Joyal. Yvon Mimeault – “Y’etait temps!/It’s About Time” (1998).

See also listing at:
Hear Foucalt's recording at youtube.com [2]



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