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X:1 T:Branson Rag N:From the playing of fiddler Noel Scott (Wasola, Missouri), learned from N:fiddler Jim Herd, who learned it in 1935. M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Rag D: D:Rounder 0437, Noel Scott - "Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks: D:vol. III: Down in the Border Counties" (1999) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:F [G,2D2]-|[A,2F2]FG FA,DD|[A,3F3]G GF[G,2D2]-|[G,2E2] [Ec]G EDCC|[C3E3]G E2[G,D]-[^G,E]-| [A,2F2]FG GDCC|[A,3F3]G F2D2-|E2 [Ec]d cGEE-|F3F [A,2F2]:| |:[^G,2E2]-|[A,2F2] A2 A3G|F2A-c GFFD|[_EB]-[=E2c2] [E3c3][Ec]-|[E2c2]c2 dcGG| (F[F3A3])[A3F3]F- |F2[F2A2] GFD_E|E2c2 dcDD|F3[FA] [F2A2]:|

BRANSON RAG. American, Country Rag. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B (Phillips): AABB (Beiswenger & McCann]. A 'crooked', or irregular, tune, as played by Armin Barnett. The title refers to a place-name from the Ozarks, a town that is a tourist venue today.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Armin Barnett [Phillips]; Noel Scott [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2005; p. 199. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 25.

Recorded sources : - Rounder 0437, Noel Scott - "Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, vol. 3: Down in the Border Counties."

See also listing at :
Hear Noel Scott's recording at Slippery Hill [1]

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