Growling Old Man, Cackling Old Woman

Key:  Ador

Form: Reel


X: 1
T: Growling Old Man and Grumbling Old Woman
T: La chicaneuse
C: French Canadian
M: C|
L: 1/8
Z: Transcribed to abc by Mary Lou Knack
R: reel
A,B, \
| "Am"CA,[A,E]A, CA,[A,E]A, | "G"B,G,[G,D]G, B,G,[G,D]G, |\
| "Am"CA,[A,E]A, CA,[A,E]A, |1,3 "G"B,G,[G,D]G, "Am"A,2 :|2,4 "G"B,G,[G,D][B,D] "Am"[A,2E2] :|
|: ^cd \
| "A" efed ^cdef | "G"g{f}edc BGGB | "A"efed ^cAcd | eaa^g a2ef |
| "A"gfed ^cdef | "G"g{f}edc BGGB | "Am"c2B2 {cB}AGE[FD] | "G"GEDB, "Am"A,2 :|

MP3: (Played by Susan Reid)

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Source: Traditional

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Region: Quebec

*Notes: The A part on this sheet music seems to differ from our version (the MP3).  The B part is more similar to ours.