Biography:J.D. Kennedy

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J.D. Kennedy

 Given name:     J.
 Middle name:     D.
 Family name:     Kennedy
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 Profile:     Composer, Musician
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Biographical notes

J.D. Kennedy came from a musical Cape Breton family. His brother, Danny Michael Kennedy was father of fiddler Willie Kennedy of Mabou. Gordon MacQuarrie published a number of Kennedy's tunes in his Cape Breton Collection (1940). His tunes are still being played and recorded, and "Inverness Jig (The)" and "Catherine MacIsaac's Wedding Day" remain popular.