Don Messer's Jubilee
Don Messer's Jubilee : 1963-10-21
Maritime fiddler Don Messer and his group The Islanders are featured in this CBC Halifax production.
A selection of old-time, country and Maritime-flavoured folk music presented by an ensemble of musicians and performers. Guests are fiddler Johnny Mooring and his step dancing sisters Muriel Ross and Joan MacKenzie. Musical selections include, Going to the Barn Dance Tonight (Marg Osburne and Charlie Chamberlain); Easy Rocking Chair and Darling Nellie Gray (Marg Osburne and the Buchta Dancers); McNabb's Hornpipe (Don Messer and the Islanders featuring banjo player Vic Mullen); From A Jack To A King (country singer Bill Whalen); Cotton-eyed Joe (fiddler Johnny Mooring and step dancers Muriel Ross and Joan MacKenzie); Say Wonderful Things (Marg Osburne); The Rambler's Hornpipe (Don Messer, double bassist Duke Nielsen and Charlie Chamberlain on guitar); Fireball Mail (on fiddle and vocals, Johnny Mooring and banjo player Vic Mullen); Four Lively Jigs, performed by the Buchta Dancers : When They Ring the Golden Bells (Marg Osburne and Charlie Chamberlain); The Blind's Man Reel (Don Messer, Johnny Mooring, Cec MacEachren, with Muriel Ross, Joan MacKenzie and Charlie Chamberlain in a step dance); Smile Awhile (Marg Osburne and Charlie Chamberlain).
Posted on Oct 17, 2011 8:00:00 AM