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LEXINGTON. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Tenn. In the repertoire of the Perry County (Tenn.) Music Makers [1], Nonnie Presson and Bulow Smith on zither and guitar. According to Charles Wolfe (liner notes to "Perry County Music Makers: Sunset Memories"): "LEXINGTON also popular in the mid-Tennessee area as “Love Somebody,” was learned from Will Warren, the old banjo player. The Weems String Band from Perry County also played this piece, and also called it LEXINGTON. It seems musically related to the more popular Soldier's Joy, and was a much-requested dance number for Nonnie and Bulow."

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Recorded sources: Spring Fed Records, "Perry County Music Makers: Sunset Memories" (1974).




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