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GIRL WITH THE BLUE DRESS ON [4], THE. Old-Time, Breakdown. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The tune is reminiscent in parts of the second strain to the Irish "Shane O'Neill's March," although probably not derivative. Source John Summers [1] was a southern Indiana farmer, who later in life became a luthier and made violins.

Source for notated version: John W. Summers (1887-1976, Howard County, Ind.) [Milliner & Koken]

Printed sources: Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 238.

Recorded sources: Rounder 0194, "John W. Summers Indiana Fiddler" (1984).




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