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X:1 T:Running Water C:Graham Townsend M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel D:Arc Records AS 817, Graham Townsend - "North American Fiddle Champion" (196?) Z:Emeline Dehn-Reynolds & Peter Yarensky S:"As played by Simon St. Pierre and the Kennebec Valley Boys"" K:G D(C|"G"B,G,)B,D GFGB|edce dBGB|"D7"{Bc}BAFD ^CDEF|"G"GABG DED(=C| B,G,)B,D|GFGB|edce dBGB|"D7"{c}BAFD ^CDEF|"G"GBAF G2:| |:z2|"Em"[B3e3][Be][B2e2] (ef|g)feg fe B2|[B4e4] efge|"D"f2B2"Em"e2z2| [B3e3][Be] BB (ef|g)feg fe d2|"D7"Adfe dc(Bd)|cAFA "G"G2:| P:Ending, gradually quieter |:E2 EE E2E2|E2 EE E2E2|E2 EE E2E2|E2 EE E2E2:|



RUNNING WATER. AKA and see "Diable Vert (Le)." Canadian, Reel (4/4 time). Canada, Ontario. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle) AABB. "Running Water" was composed by Ontario fiddler Graham Townsend (1942-1998) and recorded by him in the 1960's. It was also recorded by Don Messer and His Islanders on a 1970 LP. A close variant of the tune is known in Quebec and New England as "Diable Vert (Le)" (see note for that tune for more).


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Recorded sources : - Arc Records AS 817, Graham Townsend - "North American Fiddle Champion" (196?). MCA 17008, Don Messer - "The Everlasting Don Messer and His Islanders" (1970). Revonah RS 920, Simon St. Pierre and the Kennebec Valley Boys - "The Woods of Maine" (1975).




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