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 Theme code Index    1H311H 1H523
 Also known as    Is Fearr Paidir ná Port, Minion (The), Prayer is Better than a Tune (A), Steamboat March, Reel de Beaupré, Steam Boat Quickstep, Steamboat Quickstep, Washington Quickstep
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada
 Genre/Style    Down-East/Maritime
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario)
 Structure    AABB, AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Jarman
 Book/Manuscript title    The Cornhuskers Book of Square Dance Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 16
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1944
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Uncle Jim T:Steamboat Quickstep M:6/8 L:1/8 K:A {3efg|:a2e c2A|Ace a2 (3e/f/g/|agf edc|Bed cBA| a2e c2A|Ace a2 (3e/f/g/|agf edc|edB [A2e2] [Ae] :| |:ece efe|efe cBA|Ad[df] [d2f2] [df]|fee e2 (3e/c/B/| Ace efe|efe cBA|a2f edc|edB [a2e2] B :|]

X: 1 T: Lots of Fish in Bonavist' Harbour O: Newfoundland M: 6/8 L: 1/8 F: http://nfldsongs.tripod.com/01/lotsofish.htm Z: 2010 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> F:http://trillian.mit.edu/~jc/music/abc/Canada/song/FellerFromFortune_G_w.abc K: G d3- d2d | G2B d2d | ded B2G | G2c e2e | efg d3 | w: Oh,_ there's lots of fish in Bon-a-vist Har-bour, lots of fish right in a-round here; G2B d2d | ded B2G | g2e d2B | (AB)A HG3 | d3- d3 || w: Boys and girls are fish-in' to-geth-er, For-ty-five from Car-*bon-ear. Oh,_ "chorus"|| GGB d2d | ded B2G | GGc e2e | w: Catch-a-hold this one, catch-a-hold that one, Swing a-round this one, efg d3 | GGB d2d | ded B2G | w: swing a-round she; Dance a-round this one, dance a-round that one, gge d2B | ABA G3 :|["last verse" d3- d3 | G2B d2d | w: Did-dle dum this one, did-dle dum-dee. Oh,_ Sal-ly got a ded B2G | G2c e2e | efg d2d | w: bounc-in' new ba-by, Fath-er said that he did-n't care; Be- g2g f2d | eee d2B | G2A B2G | EEF HG3 |] w: cause he liked the Fel-ler from For-tune what was down here fish-in' last year.