NfldWhistler

tunebook 969 tunes.

tune sets 11 sets of tunes.

Here’s a list of many Newfoundland singles/polka-like tunes (some are variants of Irish/Scottish/Québécois tunes):

Mussels In The Corner (https://thesession.org/tunes/7161 )
Paddy’s Jig (https://thesession.org/tunes/3226#setting33155 )
Who Stole The Miner’s Hat? (https://thesession.org/tunes/12483 )
Hughie Wentzell’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/12469 )
Running The Goat #1/Harbour Deep Tune (https://thesession.org/tunes/17382 )
Running The Goat #2/All Around Aunt Ruby’s Garden (https://thesession.org/tunes/506 )
Running The Goat #3/She Said She Couldn’t Dance (https://thesession.org/tunes/2498 )
Running The Goat #4/Shootin’ The Bull/Drive’r Down (https://thesession.org/tunes/2559 )
The Captain And His Whiskers (https://thesession.org/tunes/10813 )
I Rowed Up In A Dory (https://thesession.org/tunes/15348 )
The Kissing Dance #1 (To Be Posted … )
The Kissing Dance #2/Around The House/Trip To Boston (https://thesession.org/tunes/6651#setting35719 )
The Kissing Dance #3/The Red Island Tune (https://thesession.org/tunes/18025 )
Green Grow The Rushes (https://thesession.org/tunes/1936#setting35724 )
The Jig Is Up #1/Coming From The Races (https://thesession.org/tunes/12460 )
The Jig Is Up #2/Bride’s Jig (https://thesession.org/tunes/12461 )
The Battery Single (https://thesession.org/tunes/534#setting34478 )
The Boys In The Bunker (https://thesession.org/tunes/18026 )
Coomb’s Cove (https://thesession.org/tunes/18068 )
Rabbits Sitting In The Bush (https://thesession.org/tunes/18032 )
Ladies In The Salt Pound (https://thesession.org/tunes/17832 )
Cyril Flynn’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/18077 )
Off Go Those St. John’s Girls (https://thesession.org/tunes/12459 )
A Bonnet Trimmed With Blue (https://thesession.org/tunes/466#setting35770 )
Stan Pickett’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/18065 )
Herb Reid’s #1 (https://thesession.org/tunes/2490 )
Herb Reid’s #2/Harbour Buffett Tune (https://thesession.org/tunes/17761 )
Herb Reid’s #3 (https://thesession.org/tunes/18319 )
MicMac Square Dance #1 (https://thesession.org/tunes/18227 )
MicMac Square Dance #2 (https://thesession.org/tunes/18205 )
Joey Clement’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/12458 )
Bren Newman’s #1 (To Be Posted … )
Bren Newman’s #2 (https://thesession.org/tunes/18066 )
The Heel And Toe/Bayman’s Tune (https://thesession.org/tunes/4467#setting34919 )
Mac Master’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/18332 )
Kevin Broderick’s #1 (https://thesession.org/tunes/12456 )
The Boys From Dildo (To Be Posted … )
Don Freake’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/17979 )
Israel Got A Rabbit (https://thesession.org/tunes/18005 )
Dancing With Mrs. White (https://thesession.org/tunes/18213 )
Ladies In The Centre/Up The Woodpile (https://thesession.org/tunes/10749 )
Mick Curran’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/18067 )
The Long Walk To Ferryland (https://thesession.org/tunes/18087 )
Hogan’s Corner/Sam Hillier’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/19381 )
Boys In The Bunkhouse (https://thesession.org/tunes/18119 )
Tell Your Mother I Owes Her Four Pence (https://thesession.org/tunes/18475 )
The Kenmare Golf Disaster (https://thesession.org/tunes/18030 )
Trip To Cape Spear (https://thesession.org/tunes/18031 )
There Was An Old Man Who Lived In The Woods (https://thesession.org/tunes/18576 )
Before And After (https://thesession.org/tunes/18070 )
30-50 (https://thesession.org/tunes/18073 )
Wanda Crocker’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/18074 )
The Dirty Big Nor’ Easter (https://thesession.org/tunes/19666 )
Dancin’ David (https://thesession.org/tunes/19667 )
Seals In The Town (https://thesession.org/tunes/17654 , full disclosure, one of my compositions)
Harold’s Jig (https://thesession.org/tunes/18306 )
Step It Out Molly (https://thesession.org/tunes/18297 )
John Joe Pidgeon’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/18076 )
Gerald Campbell’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/18315 )
Larry’s Lancer (https://thesession.org/tunes/18069 )
Mother On The Doorstep (https://thesession.org/tunes/18234 )
I Didn’t Drink The Rum (https://thesession.org/tunes/18229 )
All The Way To Connickmore (https://thesession.org/tunes/18585 )
My Old Plantation Shoes (https://thesession.org/tunes/18484 )
Jimmy’s Close-In (https://thesession.org/tunes/18329 )
Mike Kent’s (https://thesession.org/tunes/19932 )
Chain (https://thesession.org/tunes/12457 )

There’s a handful of others, have already transcribed some of them, and may eventually post them here. These include (but are not limited to):
The French Painter, Polly’s Jig, Sidney’s Jig, Bay Boy Jig, Betsy Hawco’s, Down Among The Rushes O, Eddie’s Close-in Tune, Mrs. Belle’s Singles, Advance, Form A Line, Run Through, Off She Goes, Girls In The Salthouse, Went To The River, Max Collett’s Tune, Mother Wouldn’t Beat ‘n, Paddy The Bat Mind Where You’re At, and, Kevin Broderick’s #2.

On a related note, here’s a great resource for Newfoundland tunes, built by Allan Farrell:
https://nltrad.ca/