Roger Lanteigne on accordion
Earlier I posted Mac Beattie’s Log Driver’s Song. Reg Hill played fiddle in Beattie’s Ottawa Valley Melodiers. Here he is doing a piece with a title on the same theme, The Timber Raft Jig.
Here’s Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers performing The Long Driver’s Song.
The 4-String polka. Happy Friday.
Jim Magill was born in Northern Ireland in 1902 and passed in Toronto in 1954. He was a radio fiddler on Toronto’s CFRB between 11946 and 1954. He also played for square dances in Toronto with the Northern Ramblers. Here’s the Calgary Breakdown. And finally,… Read More
John Arcand on fiddle…
I’ve been listening to a lot of Canadian fiddle music, in case you haven’t guessed. Here’s a fantastic fiddler, Patti Kusturok, from her Patti Kusturok’s 365 days of Fiddle playing Calvin Vollrath and Trent Bruner’s Winner in Wintapeg.
Here’s some tunes by Andy DeJarlis, the great Métis fiddler from Manitoba. He was born in 1914 and passed in 1975. DeJarlis was known on Winnipeg Radio for performances with The Red River Mates. Later he lived in Vancouver and in Montreal and performed on… Read More
Here’s another from Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers…