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FOR BOOTS. Old-Time, Waltz. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Gene Silberberg in honor of his friend Richard C. "Boots" Houlahan. Houlahan was a jazz trumpet player who came by his name because a neighborhood dog had died just before he was born. His older sister thought he was the dog's reincarnation, and applied the same name.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 46.

Recorded sources:

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