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BRISK YOUNG SOLDIER. Old-Time, Breakdown. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. See also "King's Lament" or "Dickey's Discovery," from the repertoires of Mel Durham and Lotus Dickey, respectively, which share the same first strain, although the second strains diverge.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Harvey Taylor [Phillips]. Taylor (1894-1987) of Effingham, Illinois, claimed to know two thousand tunes, consisting of fiddle standards, songs, popular pieces, and many obscure tunes for which he was highly sought out by field collectors.

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 37.

Recorded sources: -



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