Lonnie's Breakdown

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LONNIE'S BREAKDOWN. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Recorded at home by Missouri fiddler Lonnie Robertson for private issue. Mark Wilson says the tune appears to be Robertson's own composition, "although it is patterned upon traditional pieces such as 'Johnny Get Your Gun' (as played by Earl Johnson)."


Additional notes

Source for notated version : -
Lonnie Robertson
Lonnie Robertson (1908-1981, Springfield, Missouri) [Beisswenger & McCann].



Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 120. R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddler's Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; p. 48 (appears as an untitled tune). Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 401.

Recorded sources : - Caney Mountain Records CEP 102 (privately issued extended play LP), Lonnie Robertson - "Missouri Fiddling" (c. 1965-66). Rounder CD 0375, Lonnie Robertson - "Lonnie's Breakdown" (1996. Originally recorded 1977). Rounder Heritage Series 1166-11592-2, Lonnie Robertson (et al) - "The Art of Traditional Fiddle" (2001).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Lonnie Robertson's version at Slippery Hill [2]



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