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DINEO. AKA and see "Di-nee-o, Ladies," "Darneo," "Sally Ann [1]." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, southwestern Va. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The name "Dineo" is particular to the Franklin/Floyd County area of western Virginia. A more widely known variant is "Sally Ann." Di-nee-o = a variant of 'Dinah'? Recorded by Herbert Halpern for the Library of Congress (2739-A-3), 1939, from the playing of Taylor Houston and the Houston Bald Knob String Band (Franklin County, Va.) during a dance.

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Recorded sources: Rounder 0057, Ted Boyd & Charlie Woods - "Old Originals, vol. 1" (1978). See also listing at Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index [1].

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