Scotty's Favorite

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SCOTTY'S FAVORITE (JIG). Canadian, Jig (6/8 time). Canada, Cape Breton. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Named by fiddler Paddy “Scotty” LeBlanc who recorded it on his 1965 album "Fiddlin' Scotty LeBlanc" as "Scotty's Favorite." LeBlanc was of Acadien heritage, but a absorbed the Scottish fiddle tradition.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Buddy MacMaster (Cape Breton) [Dunlay & Reich]; Paddy LeBlanc (Cape Breton) [Dunlay & Greenberg].

Printed sources : - Dunlay & Greenberg (Traditional Celtic Violin Music from Cape Breton), 1996; p. 113. Dunlay & Reich (Traditional Celtic Fiddle Music from Cape Breton), 1986; p. 74. Welling (Welling’s Hartford Tune Book), 1976; p. 25.

Recorded sources: -AM1 92, Ashley MacIsaac -“Close to the Floor” (1992). A & M 79602 2000-2, Ashley MacIsaac - “Hi, How Are You Today?” (1995). Celtic CX 41, Scotty LeBlanc - "Fiddlin' Scotty LeBlanc" (1965). Celtic CX 47, (SCX) 57, Scotty LeBlanc "The Fiddlers of Cape Breton" (various artists).

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]



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