Reel du pont
X:1 T:Reel du pont M:C| L:1/8 N:"Jenny Lind (1)" polka with parts reversed. See N:also Allard's "Reel Lafrenière" K:G g2e2 edce|d2B2 BAGB|c2A2 AGFA|B2G2 GcBd| g2e2 edce|d2B2 BAGB|c2A2 A2 FA|1 B2G2 G2Bd:|2 B2G2 G3G|| B2d2 c2e2|d2b2 ba b2|c2a2 ag a2|B2g2 gfgd| B2d2 c2e2|d2b2 ba b2|c2a2 agaf|g2b2 g3d:|]
REEL DU PONT (Bridge Reel). AKA and see "Jenny Lind (1)," "Reel Lafrenière." French-Canadian, Reel or Polka (2/4 or cut time). G Major (Allard): A Major (Carlin). Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A version of the mid-19th century dance hit, "Jenny Lind (1)," recorded in November, 1933 (released in 1934) for Victor Records by Montreal fiddler Joseph Allard (1873-1947) backed on guitar by Frank Laforge.
Allard recorded the same tune a few years later as "Reel Lafrenière."