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BLUE FLAME. Old-Time, Texas-Style; Reel (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is sourced to Jesse Ashlock, one of the influential fiddlers who played with Texas swing fiddler Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys in the 1930's and 1940's.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Jesse Ashlock [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Orme (Herman Johnson: Master Fiddler), 1999; pp. 92-93. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 30.

Recorded sources: - University of Missouri, Vesta Johnson - "Now that's a Good Tune: Masters of Traditional Missouri Fiddling" (1989).

See also listing at:
Hear Vesta Johnson's recording at Slippery Hill [1]

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