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LAST DAYS IN GEORGIA. Old-Time, Breakdown. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Composed by Melvin Robinette (1905-1999), a fiddler from Tullahoma, Tennessee, who was inspired early on by Fiddlin' Cowan Powers. "Birdy/Birdie (1)" is a related melody.

Source for notated version: Melvin Robinette [Phillips].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 1, 1994; p. 137.

Recorded sources: County 527, Melvin Robinette & Byrd Moore - "Old Time Fiddle Classics, vol. 2." Document Records 8055, "Grayson & Whitter, Vol. 2" (Reissue. 1999). Gennett 6884 (78 RPM), Melvin Robinette & Byrd Moore (1929).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Robinette & Moore's 1929 recording at Slippery Hill [2]

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