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X:1 T:Coke County N:From the playing of Texas fiddler and guitarist Lewis Thomasson, brother of the N:better-known fiddler Benny Thomasson, both sons of fiddler N:Lewis Thomasson (1874 - 1924). Lewis Jr's style has little of the influence of N:western swing or contest style. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Two-Step Q:"Quick" D:Old Blue Records CD-501, Lewis Thomasson - "Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way" (c, 1969 or 1971). D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/coke-county Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D D/F/|[A2A2] [AA]>B|[AA]F (3E/F/E/D|(B/c/d) (B/c/d)|(B/c/d) A[FA]|+slide+[A2A2] [AA]>B| [AA]F (3E/F/E/D|[A,2E2]([A,E]>F)|[A,2E2]DF|[A2A2] [AA]>B|[AA]F (3E/F/E/D| ([D/B/]c/d) ([D/B/]c/d)|([D/B/]c/d) [Dd]e|{e}[A2f2] (f/g/f)|ed ef|d>e dc|d2|| df|[A2a2][Aa]>b|af (3e/f/e/d|(B/c/d) (B/c/d)|(B/c/d) df|[A2a2][Aa]>b| af (3e/f/e/d|[c/e/]-[e/e/]-[ee] ([ee]>f)|[e2e2]d>f|f<a a>b|af (3e/f/e/d| (B/c/d) (B/c/d)|(B/c/d) (d/c/B)|A2 d>f|af ef|d>e dc|d2 d||



COKE COUNTY. American, Two-Step (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Coke County" was in the repertory of guitarist and fiddler Lewis Thomasson, brother of Benny Thomasson and namesake of his father Lewis Thomasson (1874-1924), also a fiddler. Lewis Jr. played in the old-time Texas fiddle style that prevailed in the early 20th century, before the advent of Texas swing and contest stylings.


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Recorded sources : - Old Blue Records CD-501, Lewis Thomasson - "Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way" (c, 1969 or 1971).




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