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X:1 T:Saskatchewan Jig M:6/8 L:1/8 S:Caremelle Bégin – from a transcription of Ontario fiddler Dawson Girdwood K:A e3 [d3e3]|:[ce]BA GFE|DCB, (C2B,)|A,CE AGA|Bee (e2d)| [ce]BA GFE|DCB, C2B,|A,>AA GAB|1 cAA A2e:|2 cAA A2 E|| |:Ace aga|gff {g}fef|EGB gfg|fec e3| Ace aga|gff {g/}fef|EGB gfe|dcB [A2e2] e:|



SASKATCHEWAN JIG. Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Ontario. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is credited to Ontario fiddler Graham Townsend (1942-1998) on J.J. Guy's album. Townsend recorded it as one of an album of tunes named for Canada's provinces on his 1967 LP honoring the Canadian Centennial that year.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Dawson Girdwood (Perth, Ottawa Valley, Ontario) [Bégin].

Printed sources : - Bégin (Fiddle Music in the Ottawa Valley: Dawson Girdwood), 1985; No. 41, p. 52. Townsend (30 Canadian Fiddle Tunes), 2000.

Recorded sources: -Apex AL 1644, "Don Messer's Centennial Souvenir Album" (1967). Banff Rodeo RBS 1258, "Graham Townsend Salutes Canada’s Centennial" (1967). CJJGUY#20607, J.J. Guy - "Cadillac" (2007).

See also listing at:
Hear JJ Guy's recording on youtube.com [1]



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