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X:1 T:Little White Lies N:From the playing of Casey Jones (1910-1987, Shennadoah, southwest Iowa), N:recorded by Bob Christeson, 1951. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" R:Reel B:Christeson - Old Time Fiddler's Repertory, vol. 1 (1973, No. 156) D:MSOTFA 102, Casey Jones - "Rocky Road to Jordan" (1992) D:Univ. of Missouri, Casey Jones - "Old Time Fiddlers Repertory" (1976) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/little-white-lies-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A ea2b a2a2|ef=ga babg|ea2b a2 ef|=gedB +slide+[A4A4]:| [d2e2]-|[e2e2][e2e2] ABcB|cBAF E2c[de]-|[e2e2][e2e2] ABcA |BAGB A2[d2e2]-| [e2e2][e2e2] ABcB|cBAF E2 E2|EA2A- ABcB|1cAGB A2:|2 cAGB A4||



LITTLE WHITE LIES. American, Reel (cut time). USA; Missouri, Iowa. A Mixolydian ('A' part) & A Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.


Additional notes

Source for notated version : - Casey Jones (Livingston County, Missouri) [Christeson]. Jones (1910-1967) was an exponent of the northern Missouri style of fiddling, and was a contemporary and friend of the better-known Nebraska fiddler Bob Walters, with whom he shared tunes. Like Walters, Jones was a radio fiddler in the 1930's, sponsored by the Henry Fields See Company. Casey Jones was a radio fiddler for the Henry Fields Seed Co. Show in Iowa in the 1930's.
Casey Jones & Lena Hughes



Printed sources : - R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 1), 1973; p. 9.

Recorded sources : - Missouri State Old Time Fiddler's Association 102, Casey Jones - "Rocky Road to Jordan" (1992). Missouri State Old Time Fiddler's Association 106, Bob Walters - "Drunken Wagoner" (1993). University of Missouri Press, Casey Jones - "Old Time Fiddler's Repertory" (1976). OWT-001-CD, Rafe & Celia Stefanini - "Lady on the Green" ().

See also listing at :
Hear Missouri fiddler Casey Jones play the tune at Slippery Hill [1]

Hear Bob Walters recording at Slippery Hill [2]




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