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NIXON. AKA - "Nixon No. 1." AKA and see "Mount Pleasant Clickstep," "Quick Step (4)," "Quickstep (The)." American, March. USA, southwestern Pa. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This fife-band march appears to be a duple-time variant of the Irish jig "Rakes of Mallow (The)." Bayard did not know where the name 'Nixon' came from, nor whether it referred to a place or person.

Source for notated version: Charles Cook and the Berlin Band (martial) {Somerset County, Pa.} via George Fisher (Somerset County, Pa., 1962) and via fifler Lloyd Grimm (Greene and Westmoreland Counties, Pa., 1962) [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 325B, p. 290 and No. 190D, pp. 146-147.

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