Casey's Old-Time Waltz

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CASEY'S OLD-TIME WALTZ. Old-Time, Waltz. USA, Missouri. C Major (Christeson); E Flat Major (Phillips). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Christeson): AA'AA"BB'CC'DD (Phillips). Composed by Casey Aslakson (1893-1974) from Minnesota in 1926. Norwegian-American fiddler Harry Johnson played it in D.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Charlie Walden (Mo.) [Christeson]; Vivian Williams (Seattle) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; p. 147. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 244.

Recorded sources: Victor 23560, Casey's Old Time Fiddlers (1931). RCA Victor 47-5684, Six Fat Dutchmen (1954). MCA 7008, Don Messer - "The Everlasting Don Messer and His Islanders" (1970) -


Hear Don Messer play it at [1]



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