Hazy Hills Waltz

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HAZY HILLS WALTZ. Old-Time, Waltz. USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by Missouri fiddler Lonnie Robertson (1908-1981), c. 1960's.Drew Beisswenger (2008) explains that source Robertson and his wife retired from touring in the 1950's and settled down to run a motel at Lake Bull Shoals, Theodosia, Mo., called the Hazy Hills Resort. According to Gordon McCann (2008), Robertson told him that the up-tempo part was a variation of "Texas Quickstep." "Wednesday Night Waltz" by the Leake County Revelers is an earlier piece with a similar timing change that was quite popular.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Lonnie Robertson (1908-1981, Springfield, Mo.) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 117.

Recorded sources: -Caney Mountain Records CEP 208 (privately issued extended play LP), Lonnie Robertson (Mo.), c. 1965-66. Rounder Records 0375, "Lonnie Robertson - Lonnie's Breakdown" (1996).

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