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Canadian, Waltz. Canada, Prince Edward Island. D Major. Standard. AABB. Composed by Nova Scotia musician Florence Killen, the tune was popularized by New Brunswick fiddler Ivan Hicks. Central New York fiddler Chad Miller reports that the tune has become somewhat of a e?standardi? in his region, learned from visiting Canadian fiddlers. Source for notated version: Archie Stewart (b. 1917, Milltown Cross, South Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman]. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; pg. 172.

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T: River John Sunset Waltz
C:Florence Killen
Z:added by Alf warnock -
A FE|"D"D3E FG|A2 F2 D2| "G"G3F GB|d4 dB|\
"D"A4 AG|"F#m"F2 G2 F2| "Em"E6-|E3A FE|
"D"D3E FG|A2 F2 D2| "G"G3F GB|d4 dB|\
"D"A4 AF|"A7"E2 F2 E2| "D"D6-|D3B AG||
"D"F3A de|"D7"f2 g2 a2| "G"g3a gd|B4 dB|\
"D"A2 d3d|d2 e2 f2| "A7"e6-|e3B AG|
"D"F3A de|"D7"f2 g2 a2| "G"g3a gd|B4 dB|\
"D"A2 d3d|"A7"e2 f2 e2| "D"d6-|d6|

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