Midwest Fiddler’s two comments

  • Re: Fiddle Head

    The tune was composed by James “Jim” Creighton Magill (1902-1954), a Canadian fiddler based in Toronto. He played on the radio with his group the Northern Ramblers. He may have been born in Northern Ireland. more…

  • Re: Lost Indian

    The transcription has a couple of errors but is recognizable to me as an Illinois tune titled “Lost Indian.” It was collected by Garry Harrison (he didn’t compose it) from Alva Miller of Oblong, Crawford Co, IL in June 1977. more…