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WALKING UP TOWN. Canadian, American; Breakdown. USA, Arizona. Canada, Maritimes. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. Related to "I Don't Love Nobody" and similarites to "Whistling Rufus."

Source for notated version: Harry Lecky (b. 1929, Milburn, West Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Guest (Hundred Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; p. 57. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 159. Ruth (Pioneer Western Folk Tunes), 1948; No. 101, p. 35. Woodchopper (Square Dance Calls with Music and Instructions), 1940; p. 30.

Recorded sources: Columbia 20446 (78 RPM), Arkansas "Arkie" Woodchopper (1948). Sparton 1016R (45 RPM), Bob Scott & the Canadian Pioneers (1961).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]




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