Helen's Waltz

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HELEN'S WALTZ. Old-Time, Waltz. USA, Missouri. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Source Ball told Mark Wilson (Rounder) that he learned this as an untitled waltz from his grandfather, Amos Bishop, originally from Kentucky. When he recorded it however, dubbed it "Helen's Waltz" in honor of his wife.

Source for notated version: Earl Ball (1928-2008, Humansville, Missouri) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources: Beisswenger & McCann (Ozark Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 167.

Recorded sources: Rounder 0436, Earl Ball - "Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, vol. 2: On the Springfield Plain" (2000).




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