Tuggermen's Jig

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TUGGERMEN'S JIG. AKA - "Tuggerman's Jig." Canadian, Down-East/Maritime. Jig (6/8 time). D Major. AABB (Bayard): AABB’ (Perlman). Perlman (1996) cites the tunes provenance as the Canadian Maritimes. This traditional tune, popularized by Don Messer and Ned Landry, has become known all over Canada and Northwestern U.S.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Bradley Grimshaw (northern N.Y., 1958) [Bayard]; Leonard McDonald (b. 1933, Emyvale, Queens County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources : - Bayard (Dance to the Music), 1981; No. 571, p. 509. Messer (Backwoods Melodies), 1949. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 133.

Recorded sources : - American Heritage AH41 507, Connie Bonar - "Connie Fiddles Canadian" (198?). Apex 26310-A (78 rpm) / 9-26310 (45 rpm) Don Messer "Tuggerman's Jig" (1949). Banff RBS 1055, Shamrocks - "Newfoundland Old Time Fiddle Music" (195?). Connecticut Peddler Cas (1992), Stan Ranson - "Adirondack Sampler." Folkways 8826, Per's Four "Jigs and Reels." RCA Camden CAL-2236, Ned Landry and his New Brunswick Lumberjacks - "Fiddlin' Around" (1968). RCA Victor 56/57-3252 (78/45 rpm), Ned Landry and his New Brunswick Lumberjacks (1956). Calvin Vollrath - "This Old Tune."

See also listing at :
Alan Snyder's Cap Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]
Hear Don Messer play this tune at youtube.com [2]
Hear Ned Landry's 1956 recording at youtube.com [3]<br>



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