Winston Fitzgerald

Real Name:
Winston Scotty Fitzgerald
Profile:
Highly influential Cape Breton fiddler. He began playing at age eight and his first public performance was at a picnic at age twelve. During the 1930s he played radio shows and toured with Hank Snow for about two and a half years. In 1947, he formed the Radio Entertainers with Beattie Wallace (piano) and Estwood Davidson (guitar). They recorded numerous 78s, as well as four LPs, and received TV exposure playing on Cliff MacKay's "Holiday Ranch" and Don Messer's "Don Messer's Jubilee" programs. Later, he played as a member of The Cape Breton Symphony on The John Allan Cameron Show. Never a full-time musician, he worked at a variety of jobs, including fishing, cooking, carpentry, and aluminum siding work..

b. Feb 16, 1914 in White Point, Cape Breton, NS.
d. Sep 2, 1987, in Sydney, NS.
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Winston Fitzgerald Discography Tracks

Albums

Winston Fitzgerald - Winston Scotty Fitzgerald and His Radio Entertainers album art Winston Fitzgerald Winston Scotty Fitzgerald and His Radio Entertainers (Album) Rodeo International Canada 1967 Sell This Version
Winston Fitzgerald - Winston (Scotty) Fitzgerald album art Winston Fitzgerald Winston (Scotty) Fitzgerald (Album) Banff Canada Unknown Sell This Version
Winston Fitzgerald - Canada's Outstanding Scottish Fiddler album art Winston Fitzgerald Canada's Outstanding Scottish Fiddler (Album) Celtic (2) Canada Unknown Sell This Version
CX44 Winston Fitzgerald - The Inimitable Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald album art Winston Fitzgerald The Inimitable Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald(LP, Album) Celtic (2) CX44 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

none Winston Fitzgerald - Classic Cuts album art Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald* Classic Cuts(CD, Comp) BretonBooks & Music none Canada Unknown Sell This Version
CCLP 2002 Winston Fitzgerald - The Music Of Cape Breton album art Winston (Scotty) Fitzgerald* The Music Of Cape Breton(LP, Comp) Canadian Cavalcade CCLP 2002 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

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