Cheatam County Rag

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CHEATHAM COUNTY RAG. Old-Time, Ragtime. USA, Nebraska. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A country ragtime tune, named perhaps because the second strain begins with a low-to-high stepped run reminiscent of "Bill Cheatum."

Source for notated version: recorded in 1954 from the playing of regionally influential fiddler Bob Walters (Burt County, Nebraska) [Christeson].

Printed source: R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddler's Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; p. 114.


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