Dickson County Blues (1)

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DICKSON COUNTY BLUES [1]. AKA - "Dickson County Blues No. 1.," "Dixon County Blues." Old-Time, Breakdown. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Arthur Smith, and one of his more popular recording (although the record label issued it as 'Dixon', not 'Dickson' county). The title refers to Dickson County, north-central Tennessee (just west of Nashville), where the fiddler lived.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Arthur Smith (Tenn.) [Phillips]; Bob Walters (Burt County, Nebraska) [Christeson].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 39. R.P. Welling (Hartford Tunebook), 1976; p. 2 (as "Dixon County Blues").

Recorded sources : - Bluebird 6369, Arthur Smith. County 546-547, "Fiddlin' Arthur Smith and His Dixieliners."

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