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WATERMELON, THE. Canadian, Breakdown. Canada, Prince Edward Island. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’B. Perlman (1996) believes this is probably a PEI variant of an American old-time tune.
Source for notated version: Attwood O’Connor (b. 1923, Milltown Cross, South Kings County,Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].
Printed sources: Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 158.
Recorded sources: Rounder Records, Attwood O'Connor - "The Prince Edward Island Style of Fiddling: Fiddlers of Eastern Prince Edward Island" (1997. Various artists).