Joe Cormier's Reel
X:1 T:Joe Cormier's R:reel M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:2/4=120 F:Posted to Irtrad 6/11/05 K:Amix AB|:c2 Bc Afed|cAce agef|g2 fa geef|gedB GABG| c2 Bc Afed|cAce agef|gedB Gfed|1cABc A2 AB:|2cABc A2 z2|| |:ABcd efec|ABcd ge (3cBA|GABc dedB|GABc dBAG| ABcd eaaf|geaf geef|gedB Gfed|1cABc A3 z:|2cABc A3 G| |:~A2 aA AgAA|fAAe-edef|~g2 fa geef|gedB GABG| ~A2 aA AgAA|fAAe-edef|gedB Gfed|1cABc A3 G:|2cABc A2||
JOE CORMIER'S. AKA and see "MacDonald's March," "McDonald's March," "Reel de Jos Cormier." Canadian, Reel. Canada, Cape Breton. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CC'. The title references Cape Breton fiddler Joe Cormier, but the tune is "MacDonald's March." According to Pascal Gemme (of the group Genticorum) this tune is very popular at Montréal sessions.