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Gum Boot Cloggeroo

More Canadian fiddle music. I came across this gem tonight on YouTube. It’s Gordon Stobbe with Calvin Vollrath performing the Stompin’ Tom song Gumboot Cloggeroo. For those viewers who aren’t from around Canada and maybe don’t know Stompin’ Tom Conners from a hole in the… Read More

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Earl Mitton’s Breakdown

Here’s another Canadian fiddle tune. I stumbled across this one on the YouTube while listening to some Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers material. This is called Earl Mitton’s Breakdown from an album called Down East Fiddle Favourites by Earl Mitton and the Valley… Read More

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The Red River Jig

I was watching a few of Patti Kusturok’s 365 days of fiddle tunes on YouTube tonight. Since I started to learn some fiddle, I’ve been watching a lot of videos featuring fiddle music. I think the more I immerse myself in it, the better. Here’s… Read More

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Fiddle Folly

At the Rockbridge Festival, I had an opportunity to play banjo with some really fantastic fiddle players. They make that instrument seem so easy – but upon my return, when I picked up my fiddle again, I was quickly reminded how difficult it really is.… Read More