All posts tagged “Reg Hill

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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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Ottawa Valley Hoedown

It’s about time I featured a tune by Ottawa Valley fiddle great Reg Hill. Mr. Hill was known both as a great fiddler on his own and as the fiddle player for the Mac Beattie’s group, the Ottawa Valley Melodiers. Here he is playing the… Read More

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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

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New jet fuel for the Time Machine

Look what came in the mail today! It’s Canadian Folk and Country songs with Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers! How awesome is that? Very awesome, trust me. Tunes include Take me back to the Madawaska Valley, The Washboard Polka, Ross Township’s my Home… Read More

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Buck Fever Rag

I know it was only the other day I posted some fiddle music, but I’ve been revisiting some old time Canadian fiddle music on the YouTube machine, and if you don’t mind I’m going to share a little bit more with you tonight. I think… Read More

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More Canadian Fiddle

Reg Hill was best known as the fiddler for Mac Beattie’s group, the Ottawa Valley Melodiers. He enjoyed many television and radio appearances including a number of appearances on Don Messer’s Jubilee. Here’s the Buck Fever Rag  

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The Buck Fever Rag

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians. Let’s celebrate with a tune from the Ottawa Valley. Reg Hill was best known as the fiddler in Mac Beattie’s band, The Ottawa Valley Melodiers (Mac was the scrub-board player and singer). Here’s Mr. Hill from a solo recording… Read More