Back Up and Push (2)

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 Theme code Index    5H6H3H5H 1H3H52H
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 Composer/Core Source    Ward Allen
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Down-East/Maritime
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario)
 Structure    AABB
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X:1
T:Back up and Push
C:Ward Allen
M:2/4
L:1/16
Z:Transcribed by Bruce Osborne
K:D
fg|a2ba f2af|d2fd A2ef|g2ag e2ge|cdef g2fg|
a2ba f2af|d2fd A2ef|g2gb agfe|d2[df][df] [d2f2]:|
|:A2|A2BA F2A2|defg a2fa|g2ed cBAF|G2FG E2FG|
A2BA F2A2|defg a2f2|gage cABc|d2[df][df] [d2f2]:||


BACK UP AND PUSH [2]. Canadian, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Attributed to Kirkton, Ontario, fiddler Ward Allen (1924-1965), who won contest after contest in the 1950's and who carved out a successful career for himself as a radio fiddler and recording artist. The tune was recorded by Allen as the 'A' side of a 1956 recording for Sparton Records, with his own composition "Maple Sugar" on the 'B' side. It was "Maple Sugar" that was to become Allen's most enduring composition and a Canadian hit.

Recorded Sources: Rounder 7002, Graham Townsend- "Le Violin/ The Fiddle."

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