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NAPPER [2]. Old-time, Breakdown. USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Homer E. Dillard, father of the family group The Dillards. Homer himself came from a musical family--his father John W. Dillard was a fiddler. This tune was composed when he was a teenager, on the harmonica, according to Beisswenger and McCann, and has similarities to "Take Me Back to Tulsa."

Source for notated version: Homer E. Dillard (c. 1913-c. 1993, Salem, Missouri), recorded c. 1991 [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources: Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 180.

Recorded sources:

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