Subject: Other Music & Dance

88 entries.

Abbie's Favourite Jig

A tune by Abbie Andrews, leader of the "Canadian Ranch Boys". The Ranch Boys were a dance band from the Niagara Peninsula which included Andrews on fiddle and a teenaged Walter Ostenek on accordion. They released a number of 78s. The recording linked belo...

Accordion Player on Crop Sprayer - Norfolk County

A woman playing an ornate accordion while perched atop a horse-drawn Massey Harris crop sprayer on a tobacco farm. Probably near Delhi, Norfolk County. Originally collected by Mike Lipowski for the Delhi Museum. (Hmmm - more information on the crop spraye...

Always Take Mother's Advice - Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music.

A parlour song by Jennie Lindsay (American?) 1884. Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music.

Amber Tresses Tied In Blue - Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music

From the Irving Five Cent Series - See link for information

Banks Of The Don (On The)

A song about Toronto's notorious Don Jail. This imposing structure was built along the Don River in 1865. It was added to over the years but the original part of the jail was in use until 1977. The song was collected from O.J. Abbott (1872-1962) by Edith ...

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