Dusty Miller (3)

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DUSTY MILLER [3]. American, Reel (cut time). USA; Kentucky, Missouri. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. An east Kentucky "Dusty Miller" was also played by fiddler Santford Kelly. Source J. P. Fraley (Rush, Kentucky, d. 2011) said his father had a flour mill, and thus he perhaps had an affinity for the tune. See also the related "Dusty Miller (2)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - J.P. Fraley (b. 1923, Rush, Ky.) [Brody, Milliner & Koken, Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 96. Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 181. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 39.

Recorded sources : - Rounder 0037, J.P. and Annadeene Fraley - "Wild Rose of the Mountain" (1973).

See also listing at :
Hear J.P. Fraley playing the tune at Slippery Hill [1]



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