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$150.00

MacLean, Joe and hid Old Time Scotch Music - Mrs. Major Stewart of the Island of Java - (Slow Air)/ Snow Plough - Reel // Lady Duff - (Jig)/ Bonnie Strathmore - (Jig)/ Road to Skye - (Jig)

Format: 78
Label: Rodeo RO.118
Year: 1956
Origin: Lower Washabucts, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Genre: celtic, cape breton fiddle
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Value of Original Title: $150.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: 78 rpm
Websites:  No
Playlist: 1950's, Cape Breton, Celtic traditional

Tracks

Track Name
Mrs. Major Stewart of the Island of Java - (Slow Air) - Snow Plough - Reel
Lady Duff - (Jig) - Bonnie Strathmore - (Jig) - Road to Skye - (Jig)

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Joe MacLean and hid Old Time Scotch Music - Mrs. Major Stewart of the Island of Java - (Slow Air)/ Snow Plough - Reel // Lady Duff - (Jig)/ Bonnie Strathmore - (Jig)/ Road to Skye - (Jig)

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Mrs. Major Stewart of the Island of Java - (Slow Air)/ Snow Plough - Reel // Lady Duff - (Jig)/ Bonnie Strathmore - (Jig)/ Road to Skye - (Jig)

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Mrs. Major Stewart of the Island of Java composed by William Marshall (1748-1833)

The Mrs. of the title was Margaret Fraser of Newton near Beauly, who married Ludovick Stewart of Pittyvaich. Stewart was a Major in the 24th Regiment of Foot (the South Wales Borderers), serving in India and the Island of Java.

Snow Plough composed by Dan Hughie MacEachern (Queensville, Cape Breton 1913 – 1996) - Reel in A. Dan Hughie was a fine fiddler who never made a commercial recording but a CD has been released of his home recordings. The CD is out of production but some of the tunes are on YouTube.

Lady Duff, Bonnie Strathmore & Road to Skye – Jigs played in key of A. Road to Skye is sometimes played in G.
-John W. MacDonald

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