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JOSEPH WON THE COATED FIDDLE. AKA - "Joseph Won a Coated Fiddle." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was one of '100 essential Missouri tunes' listed by Missouri fiddler Charlie Walden.

Source for notated version: Cyril Stinnett (Oregon, Missouri) [Christeson]. Stinnett has been called 'America's best hornpipe-fiddler', a reference to the North Missouri style of fiddling he epitomized.

Printed sources: R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; p. 65.

Recorded sources: Rounder 0429, Cyril Stinnett - "Joseph Won a Coated Fiddle" (1999).




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