I'm a Nice Old Man

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X:1 T:I'm a Nice Old Man N:from the playing of fiddler Melvin Wine (1909-2003, Braxton N:County, central West Virginia) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Very Quick" N:Drone liberally, but not constantly, one string below melody D:Augusta Heritage AHDVD 04, Melvin Wine - "One More Time" (2003) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/im-nice-old-man Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G gg|e2 cc egge|dcBA [G,2G2]Bc|dcBc d2FF|AG[G,G][G,G][G,2G2]gg| e2 cc egge|dcBA G2 Bc|dcBc dAFG|AG[G,G][G,G][G,2G2]|| |:[DA]-[DB]-|[DB]ABd BA[G,G]B|cBAG [D2A2][DA]B|cBcc dAFG|AG[G,G][G,G][G,2G2]:|



I'M A NICE OLD MAN. American, Reel (cut or 2/4 time) and Song Air. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. "I'm a Nice Old Man" is a song, sometimes (as in the case of source Melvin Wine) played as an instrumental at a quick tempo.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Melvin Wine (1909-2003, Braxton County, W.Va.) [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 314. Silberberg (Complete Fiddle Tunes I Either Did or Did Not), 2005; p. 86.

Recorded sources : - Augusta Heritage AHDVD 04, Melvin Wine - "One More Time" (2003. DVD).

See also listing at :
Hear Melvin Wine's recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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