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X:1 T:Crystal Springs M:2/4 L:1/8 N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy, who learned it from hearing it played N:on the radio in the 1940's. B:Davis - Devil's Box vol. 21, No. 4 (Winter, 1987, p. 16) K:G B/A/|G/A/B/A/ G/D/E/G/|D/E/D/C/ B,/A,/G,/A,/|B,/C/D/E/ G/A/B/d/|e/d/B/G/ AB/A/| G/A/B/A/ G/D/E/G/ | D/E/D/C/ B,/A,/G,/A,/ | B,/C/D/E/ G/A/B/e/ |d/B/A/B/ G :| |:B/A/ | G/A/B/d/ g/d/B/A/ | G/A/c/d/ e/f/g/e/ | d/e/d/c/ B/A/G/A/ |B/e/d/B/ AB/A/| G/A/B/d/ g/d/B/A/ | G/A/c/d/ e/f/g/e/ | d/e/d/c/ B/A/G/B/ | A/c/B/A/ G :||



CRYSTAL SPRINGS. American, Reel (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Crystal Springs, in Fort Worth, Texas, was one of the seminal arenas for the development of Western Swing in the 1930's, with the Light Crust Doughboys, and a teenage fiddler named Jesse Ashlock.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Frank Maloy (Englehard, N.C.), learned from an anonymous radio fiddler in the 1940's [Devil's Box].

Printed sources : - Devil's Box, vol. 21, No. 4, Winter 1987; p. 16.

Recorded sources: -



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