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Mac Beattie and his Melodiers

Time for a fix of music from the Ottawa Valley featuring Mac Beattie and his Melodiers. Here’s Little Shack up the Pontiac…. Here’s one I’ve shared before – but it’s so good it deserves to played over and over again – Old Tyme Fiddler’s Dream… Read More

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Train Wreck at Almonte

This tune by Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers is all about the 1942 train wreck at Almonte Ontarie, when a train transporting Canadian troops drove into an Ottawa-bound passenger train that was waiting at the station.

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Canadian fiddle

On the eve of Canada Day I’d like to feature a video I’ve shared before (it’s one of my faves!) – The Old Tyme Fiddler’s Dream by Mac Beattie and his Melodiers, featuring the great Reg Hill on fiddle. Canada has a great fiddle tradition… Read More