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CLEVELAND IS ELECTED. AKA and see "Climbing Up the Golden Stair." Old-Time, Breakdown. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Jim Willie Pruitt was a fiddler with the New North Carolina Ramblers, with Benton Flippen and Doug and Kinny Rorrer. In the late 1940's and 1950's he had a group called The Smiling Troubadours that played over WFMY, Greenville, N.C., and both Danville, southern Virginia, stations (WBTM was the first station, which opened in 1930. The acronym came from both “World’s Biggest Textile Mill” and “World’s Best Tobacco Market.” The newer station was WDVA, initials derived from derived from “Danville, Virginia").

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Jim Willie Pruitt [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 54.

Recorded sources: - County 746, Gray Craig and the New North Carolina Ramblers - "Blue Ridge Barn Dance" (1974). County 6001, Jim Willie Pruitt - "Legends of Old Time Music: Fifty Years of County Records" (2015. Various artists).



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