Charleston No. 3

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X:1 T:Charleston No. 3 S:Willie Narmour (1889-1961, Carroll County, Mississippi) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:Moderately Quick N:A reworking of "Sailor's Hornpipe [1]" D: Okeh Records 45459 (78 RPM), Narmour & Smith (1930) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/charleston-3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C c2-c3d ed||c2C2C2GF|ECDE cdec|d2 DE D2dc|BdBG g2(g2| c')agf aged|egfe dcBA|GcBd cedc|e2 [E4c4]ed| c2 C4 GF|ECDE Ccec|d2D2D2dc|BGBd g2(g2| c')agf aged|egfe dcBA|GcBd cedc|e2 [E4c4]|| |:([G,2E2]|[G,2G2])G2 AGEG|AG [F4A4][^F2_B2]-|[G2d2][G2d2]dedc|B2[G4B4]e2-| f2a2g2e2|fgfe dcBA|GcBd cedc|1e2 [E4c4]:|1e2[E4c4]ed||



CHARLESTON NO. 3. Old Time, Breakdown. USA, Mississippi. C Major. A reworking of the venerable English tune "Sailor's Hornpipe (1)" by the Mississippi group of William T. "Willie" Narmour (1889-1961) and Shellie W. "Shell" Smith (1895-1968). The title capitalizes on the duo's best selling "Charleston No. 1," and, named, as with their other 'Charleston' tunes, in honor of their hometown of Charleston, Mississippi.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -OKeh Records 45459 (78 RPM), Narmour and Smith (1930).

See also listing at:
Hear Narmour & Smith's 1930 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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