Money Musk (2)

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MONEY MUSK [2]. American, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. A variant of the northern American and Canadian 'A' major versions of the tune, however, distinct enough to be accounted a separate version. Greene was considered a top-notch bluegrass fiddler (who recorded with Kenny Baker and Chubby Wise), but his music retains affinity with old-time styles. He worked in Nashville as a side man with Roy Acuff and Little Jimmy Dickens, among others.

Source for notated version: Joe Greene [Phillips].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 1, 1994; p. 156.

Recorded sources: County 722, Joe Greene - "Joe Greene's Fiddle Album" (1969).




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